Topconverting.SPEYLOD Adware Information
|| - Alias: Looksmart Toolbar, Adware.Yuupsearch, XToolbar, yuups
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.
||Topconverting.SPEYLOD downloads and installs various spyware and adware such as 180 Solutions, SurfSideKick and SAHSelect and installs itself as a BHO.
Topconverting.SPEYLOD checks the systemís current Internet connection status, and then checks the system registry if there are any Browser Helper Objects (BHOs) registered. If it does not detect any BHO, this adware then registers itself as one, which enables it, as well as its related components, to manipulate the browsers settings, such as lowering the Internet security settings in order to download other adware programs on the machine.
It then downloads files from the following URLs:
||Adware - Adware is generally software that displays advertisements. Some advertisers may covertly install adware on your system and generate a stream of unsolicited advertisements that can clutter your desktop and affect your productivity. The advertisements may also contain pornographic or other material that you might find inappropriate. The extra processing required to track you or to display advertisements can tax your computer and hurt your system performance.
Top Adware Visited Pages:
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HelpExpress - Alias: Adware.HelpExpress - 113 visits
Seekmo Search Assistant - 110 visits
Random Adware Pages:
Trojan.StartPage.OC - Alias: Trojan:Win32/StartPage.OC
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EnhanceMySearch - Alias: Enhancemysearch.com
Yuupsearch - Alias: Looksmart Toolbar, Adware.Yuupsearch, XToolbar, yuups