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ClearSearch Browser Hijacker Information

Name: ClearSearch
Category: Browser Hijacker
Alias: - Alias: W32/Kwbot.worm, SdBot.05.v, Troj/StartPa-MN
Advice: Remove
Risk: Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge.
Signatures: at type: Browser Hijacker - Spyware's primary purpose is to collect demographic and usage information from your computer, usually for advertising purposes. Spyware usually that 'sneaks' onto a system or performs other activities hidden to the user. Spyware programs are usually bundled as a hidden component and downloaded from the Internet. These modules are almost always installed on the system secretively and try to run secretively as well. Advice: Remove Threat risk: Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge. Description: ClearSearch is an adware component that periodically contacts the search site, www.clrsch.com, for advertisement-tracking purposes. ClearSearch acts as a browser hijacker and installs adware, however one of its core features is to try and remove the search-hijacking part of other hijackers including Xupiter, HuntBar/MSLink, CommonName, NewDotNet, the iWon toolbar/search assistant and Netword. ClearSearch also has a number of adware type functionality in the form of redirection to certain sites when searching using the address bar. ClearSearch will upload information to its Internet Servers on a daily basis. This process requires that ClearSearch sends a small piece software to your computer. The ClearSearch software reports an “alive” status back to the server once a day to inform it that the software is still running. ClearSearch may also install upgrades or new application files. This allows ClearSearch to update the Application, which may occur without notice to you. ClearSearch collects information about you as well as you system, such as your IP address, keywords and URL errors typed in the address bar, and date and time of this event
Type: Browser Hijacker - Spyware's primary purpose is to collect demographic and usage information from your computer, usually for advertising purposes. Spyware usually that 'sneaks' onto a system or performs other activities hidden to the user. Spyware programs are usually bundled as a hidden component and downloaded from the Internet. These modules are almost always installed on the system secretively and try to run secretively as well.



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