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Adware.SideFind

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:32 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Integrated Search Technologies
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
sidefind.exe,sfbho.dll,sidefind.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.SideFind is an Internet Explorer explorer bar published by Integrated Search Technologies. It usually comes bundled with Trojan.ISTsvc.

Note: Detections prior to 5th September 2005 may detect this risk as Adware.ISTbar.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.SideFind.

Transmission


Adware.SideFind is usually installed via ActiveX while browsing affiliate websites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 5, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 31, 2011 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 5, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 1, 2011 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 7, 2005
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