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|Alias:||180search Assistant, 180solutions n-Case;Small.asf,, n-Case, Adware/Ncase|
It downloads and displays advertisements, founding on the Internet usage habits of the user. It changes the Internet Explorer homepage.
|First detected on:||Sept. 11, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 8, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
nCase is an adware type program, which offers the application at the only cost of viewing a series of advertisements.
According to the company that created it, nCase is executed in the background and it displays information, offers and products according to keywords previously entered by the user while surfing the Internet. However, nCase downloads and displays advertisements, founding on the Internet usage habits.
In addition, nCase modifies the browser Internet Explorer homepage as well as some of its search options.
nCase is very easy to recognize before it affects the computer, as it displays the following message when it is being installed:
Once it has reached the computer, nCase changes the browser Internet Explorer homepage for the one below: