- February 13, 2007 11:36:43 AM
Adware.Sidesearch is an adware component that displays information from the publisher's Web site in a side panel of Internet Explorer when queries are made to other Web sites.
Lycos search results appear in the Internet Explorer search panel without user interaction. Your Symantec antivirus program detects this threat as Adware.SideSearch.
This adware component can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version February 14, 2017 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version February 17, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version February 15, 2017 revision 002
Initial Weekly Certified release date February 18, 2004
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