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Spyware.Perez

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:37 AM
Type:
Spyware
Version:
N/A
Publisher:
Perezzz Software
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
toolbar.exe sys405.exe IESearchToolbar.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Spyware.Perez is a search hijacker that is installed as a Browser Helper Object Toolbar in Microsoft Internet Explorer. Certain address bar searches and unknown domain name searches will be redirected to the program's controlling servers.

Symptoms


Your Symantec product detects the files as Spyware.Perez.

Transmission


Spyware.Perez must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 27, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 27, 2005
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