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|Effects: ||It downloads and installs programs from advertisers; most of these programs are spyware or adware type.|
|First detected on:||Sept. 11, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||May 5, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
WurldMedia is an adware type program, which offers the application at the only cost of viewing a series of advertisements.
WurldMedia adds a toolbar to the Internet Explorer browser.
WurldMedia also detects a list of websites and, if the user attempts to access them, they are redirected through a third-party server, with the purpose of appropriating of the generated visits.
In addition, WurldMedia collects information on the Internet usage habits.
WurldMedia is easy to recognize, as it adds a toolbar to the Internet Explorer browser.