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|Alias:||TSADB , tsadbot, Absolute Yukon|
|Effects: ||It connects to the Internet in the background without user permission and downloads advertisements. It stores user data in encrypted files and sends them to the company that developed it.|
|First detected on:||Oct. 14, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 18, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Conducent-Timesink is a spyware program, which is usually included in applications that can be downloaded from the Internet.
Conducent-Timesink connects to the Internet in the background without user permission and downloads advertisements that can be displayed at any moment while it is running.
Conducent-Timesink stores user data in encrypted files that are saved to the hard disk, in order to send them to the company that developed it. Conducent-Timesink also stores information on Internet usage habits, accessed web pages, etc.
The company that developed Conducent-Timesink is out of business, so it is not probable that new computers may become affected. However, many users could host this spyware on their computers without noticing.
Conducent-Timesink is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.