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Adw.SearchFast.Toolbar Browser Hijacker Information

Name: Adw.SearchFast.Toolbar
Category: Browser Hijacker
Alias: - Alias: 24t.ppc
Advice: Remove
Risk: Moderate Risk Moderate threats may profile users online habits or broadcast data back to a server with 'opt-out' permission. In most cases this type of threat is more along the lines of commercial type adware that offer a premium service in exchange for tracking your user online performance.
Description: The Adw.SearchFast.Toolbar is an IE toolbar and uses a BHO which hijacks the error page.

The Adw.SearchFast.Toolbar is an IE toolbar with search capability and a news ticker. It also uses an
error page hijacker (which may be installed alone.). If a URL is mistyped (page not found,) the browser is directed to a SearchFast Advertiser's site.

Signatures: process: setup.exe: MD5 Hash: 4f6ed893a91bcde2d66... process: srchfstu.exe: MD5 Hash: 068278f841e7ebf73e3... process: srchupdt.exe: MD5 Hash: 0f9d25ac1fc45ac47aa... process: preuninstallcom.exe: MD5 Hash: a863479b942f7e1348f... process: stb.exe: MD5 Hash: 9d67c581e8fea4fc637... process: communicator2.exe: MD5 Hash: 61792df6375581d120b... process: preuninstallpmt.exe: MD5 Hash: 4ff01e9ca8fec60ba0c... process: preuninstallql.exe: MD5 Hash: b869f8ec0fb129c16bc..
Type: Browser Hijacker - 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.

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