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June 12, 2015 1:37:44 PM
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP


PUA.ExqWebSearch is a potentially unwanted application that installs a browser extension that will set a new home page, redirect Web searches, and display pop-up advertisements.

Note: Definitions prior to June 12, 2015 may detect this threat as ExqWebSearch.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 17, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 4, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 18, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Maksim Oleynikov

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