Home Malware Programs Spyware Spyware.ReplaceSearch


Posted: January 6, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 26
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Spyware.ReplaceSearch is a malicious spyware application which modifies your browser settings and changes things without your permission. Spyware.ReplaceSearch can hide itself in the background, making detection extremely difficult. Spyware.ReplaceSearch may also steal personal information stored in files while downloading other malicious files onto the system. Other symptoms include annoying advertisements and popups attempting to sell rogue software. Do not give Spyware.ReplaceSearch the leeway to wreak havoc on your system and have it removed immediately.


Adware.Searchforit [Symantec]ReplaceSearch [Sunbelt]SearchForIt [Sophos]Adware/Searchforit [Panda]Spyware:Win32/ReplaceSearch [Microsoft]potentially unwanted program Adware-SearchIt [McAfee]not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.ReSearch.a [Kaspersky]Non-Virus:AdWare.Win32.ReSearch.a [K7AntiVirus]Adware/Searchit [Fortinet]AdWare.Win32.ReSearch.a [F-Secure]Spyware.Searchforit [eSafe]Adware.RepSearch [DrWeb]AdWare.ReSearch.a (Not a Virus) [CAT-QuickHeal]Adware.Searchfit.A [BitDefender]Generic.ECO [AVG]
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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

replaceSearch.dll File name: replaceSearch.dll
Size: 32.25 KB (32256 bytes)
MD5: cc97361acb1f1331a636085d29b17ee2
Detection count: 87
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009