- February 13, 2007 11:49:58 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.MDSSearchboost is a Browser Helper Object that describes itself as a "Search Booster", but actually hijacks Internet searches and redirects them to a forged search page.
Your Symantec program detects Adware.MDSSearchboost.
Adware.MDSSearchboost must be manually installed.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
Initial Daily Certified version April 13, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 13, 2005
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