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Trackware.MegaSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:32 AM
Type:
Trackware
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
megasear.dll,megaSearchBarSetup.exe,xpbarre.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Trackware.MegaSearch is an Internet Explorer toolbar that tracks users Internet activity and sends this information to a third party Web site. It may also hijack searches made in Internet Explorer.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to May 3, 2006 may detect this as Spyware.MegaSearch

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Trackware.MegaSearch.

Transmission


Trackware.MegaSearch must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 15, 2017 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 24, 2005 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 16, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 27, 2005
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