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Trojan.Elitebar

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
September 13, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:43:49 PM
Also Known As:
AdWare.ToolBar.EliteBar.z [Kas, Adware-EliteBar.dll [McAfee], Adware/EliteBar [Panda], ADW_ELITEBAR.N [Trend Micro]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Trojan.Elitebar is a Trojan Horse that redirects search requests, modifies internet settings, deletes previously installed toolbars and displays numerous advertisements.

Note: Detections dated prior to August 30th, 2005 may detect this threat as Adware.Elitebar.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 13, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 9, 2014 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 13, 2004 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 10, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 15, 2004
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yousef Hazimee

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