1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.Searchtool

Adware.Searchtool

Updated:
March 22, 2007 4:21:15 PM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

Adware.Searchtool is a security risk that redirects browsers to certain Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 1, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 15, 2010 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 1, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 15, 2010 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 7, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver