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|Alias:||Kazoom, SRNG, Drsnsrch.com, 2020search,, SRNG, UrlBlaze|
It redirects all the searches to a service called ShopNav Search. It downloads and installs other spyware and adware programs.
|First detected on:||Feb. 25, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||July 5, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||UNITED STATES OF AMERICA|
ShopNav is a spyware program, which is usually included in applications that can be downloaded from the Internet.
ShopNav is a BHO (Browser Helper Object) that redirects all the searches, both in Internet and in the hard drives, to a service called ShopNav Search.
In addition, ShopNav also downloads and installs other spyware and adware programs, such as Spyware/BetterInet and Spyware/Searchcentrix.
ShopNav is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it opens the following web page when the user attempts to search the Internet: