1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.CrushSearch


February 13, 2007 11:34:32 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.CrushSearch is an adware program that modifies the Web browser's default home page and search settings without your permission.

Adware.CrushSearch may also contact the search site www.secret-crush.com, for advertisement-tracking purposes.


The files are detected as Adware.CrushSearch.
  • The search setting and/or default home page has been changed.


This adware component must be manually installed, or installed as a component of another program that you install.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 30, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
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