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  3. Adware.BlazeFind


February 13, 2007 11:37:03 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
2_0_1browserhelper2.dll unstsa2.exe key2.txt installer2.exe omniscient.exe Omni
Systems Affected:


Adware.BlazeFind installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and redirects search queries. It may restart explorer.exe and hook itself into different processes. It can display advertisements on the compromised computer.

Note: Definitions prior to April 20, 2005 may detect this threat as Adware.Blazefind.


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Blazefind.
Redirection of search queries in Internet Explorer.
Presence of the process "omniscient.exe".


Adware.Blazefind must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 18, 2018 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 22, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 18, 2018 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 22, 2004
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