888bar

Updated:
June 25, 2007 10:30:28 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
smitfraud-c.toolbar888
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior

888bar is an application that is a toolbar for Internet Explorer providing shortcuts to go to search engines, portals, and gambling Web sites. The software has reportedly been installed on computers without notice or consent and is a potentially unwanted program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 20, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 20, 2006
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