1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.180Search


February 13, 2007 11:37:46 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Msbb.exe Boomerang.exe 180SAInstaller.dll setup4156.exe sac.exe sau.exe 1802.dll salmbundle
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.180Search is an adware program that monitors the contents of Web browser windows. It opens the Web pages of partner Web sites when it sees certain keywords in search or shopping browser windows. This program also installs files related to Adware.180Solutions.

Note: Detections dated March 10th, 2005 or earlier may detect this adware as Adware.Ncase.


Your Symantec program detects Adware.180Search.


This security risk 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 January 20, 2017 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 16, 2004 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 21, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 16, 2004
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