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CWS.Cassandra Spyware Information

Name: CWS.Cassandra
Category: Spyware
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.
Description: CWS.Cassandra is a variant of CoolWebSearch.

CWS.Cassandra is a member of the CoolWebSearch family of malware. CoolWebSearch is known to hijack your home page and install bookmarks which are sometimes offensive in nature.

In addition CoolWebSearch slows your computers performance and modifies your Windows operating system to the point where it becomes generally unstable.

Signatures: process: 8jvshir0glrmthd.exe: MD5 Hash: 178817e731710c1a8e8..
Type: Spyware - 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.

Top Spyware Visited Pages:
IEPlugin - Alias: IMIServer IEPlugin, Webplugin, BHO3Lib, ExplWWW, IExpl, MimarSinan, Win Server, winobject, TrojanDow - 126 visits
Spyware.SearchAssistant - Alias: Troj/StartPa-EI - 96 visits
webHancer - Alias: Customer Companion, Webhancer Customer Companion, SpeedRank - 90 visits
PowerReg Scheduler - 90 visits
CWS.Cassandra - 84 visits
Conducent - Alias: Timesink - 79 visits
C2.Lop - Alias: C2 Media, Lop, LopAdvert, MP3Search, MpAdvert, TrojanClicker.Win32.Rotarran - 78 visits
007.msnnames - Alias: access.ocx, jokes.ocx, StopLiteCtrl, StopLite, 007installer - 77 visits
VX2.LocalNRD - Alias: LocalNRD - 77 visits
Aureate - Alias: Aureate Spy, Radiate - 76 visits

Random Spyware Pages:
PowerStrip - Alias: Minstaller
Look2Me - Alias: Spyware.Look2Me, ZestyFind
CoolWebSearch.MWSearch - Alias: A7Find, Azesearch, ADW_SEARCHBAR.D, ZToolbar
Bridge/WinFavorites - Alias: Bridge, WinFavorites, Flingstone Bridge, SPYW_BRISS, Keylog-Briss, Win32/Briss
MSWSearch - Alias: ABC Search, MSW, MSW Search, BMan


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