1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Trackware.MegaSearch


February 13, 2007 11:42:32 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


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


One or more files detected as Trackware.MegaSearch.


Trackware.MegaSearch must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 26, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 24, 2005 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 25, 2016 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 27, 2005
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