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|Alias:||BDE altnet, Adware-BDE|
|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It stores statistics on some performed actions, without tracking user personal data. It uses the Internet connection without user permission in order to update itself.
|First detected on:||Sept. 12, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 6, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
BrilliantDig is a plugin that allows the advertisements from other companies to display animations and audio. BrilliantDig does not display advertisements of its own.
BrilliantDig stores statistics on some performed actions, such as accessing the viewed banners. However, it does not store personal information that may affect the user privacy.
In addition, BrilliantDig uses the Internet connection without user permission in order to update itself.
BrilliantDig is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.