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Adware.ABXToolbar

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:38 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0.0.1
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
ABX_Search.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.ABXToolbar is a browser helper object that displays an unusually high number of Internet Explorer pop-ups.

Symptoms


  • Search Page/ Start Page of Internet Explorer is modified without your consent.

  • The presence of registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{00CEAF8F-BF59-429b-A1D9-91C88CCFE94B}

Transmission


This security risk is installed automatically over the Internet while browsing certain websites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 8, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 24, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 8, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 24, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 9, 2005
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