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|Alias:||IPSentry, VX2, Transpoder, Adware.ClickAlchemy|
It connects to several web sites in order to download advertising contents, which are then displayed. It is programmed to download programs that are included in the web sites accessed.
|First detected on:||May 19, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 27, 2005|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Alchemy is an adware type program, which offers users an application in exchange for viewing a series of advertisements.
Alchemy connects to several web sites in order to download advertising contents, which are then displayed. Both the web site accessed and the waiting time before downloading the advertisements are configurable.
In addition, Alchemy is programmed to download programs that are included or updated in the web sites accessed.
Alchemy is easy to recognize, as it displays advertisements on screen.