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Adware.Hotbar

Updated:
April 7, 2009 12:14:53 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
Not available
Publisher:
Hotbar.com
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

Adware.Hotbar adds graphical skins to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, and Outlook Express toolbars and also adds its own toolbar and search button. These custom toolbars have keyword-targeted advertisements built into them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 27, 2017 revision 055
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 27, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2003
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