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|Effects: ||It modifies the home page and the search page of the Internet browser. It adds several addresses to the browser’s Favorites. Opens a browser window with the title X.|
|Detection updated on:||July 2, 2003|
Seeker is a Trojan that causes the following effects:
- It changes the start page and the search page in Internet Explorer and Netscape.
- It adds several pages to the Favorites folder.
- It opens an Internet Explorer window with the title X and the following text: S3 !]]%%%%%WW.
It is easy to get infected with Seeker because it uses several means of transmission to spread: e-mail messages, computer networks, FTP file transfers, CD-ROMs, Internet downloads, floppy disks, etc.
A change in the start and search page in Internet Explorer and Netscape browsers is the first indication of the presence of Seeker on the computer.
Seeker, opens a browser window with the title X and the following text: S3 !]]%%%%%WW.