1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Spyware.e2give


February 13, 2007 11:40:06 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
iebhos.dll askearth17.exe pruttct.exe prutpct.exe skytown.exe ptech.exe prutsct.exe filgmo.
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Spyware.e2give is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO). It tracks where a user browses and also may monitor the length of time a user spends at a particular Web site. The user is identified by a randomly generated user ID.

It may also track the user's country, zipcode, and first name, as well as information about the user's computer. There may also be pop-up functionality when a user visits an affiliate's Web site.


One or more files is detected as Spyware.e2give.


Spyware.e2give can be installed manually or by an ActiveX downloader.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 26, 2016 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 27, 2016 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 27, 2004
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