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|Alias:||Elitemediagroup, SearchMiracle, yupsearch,|
It collects information on Internet usage and the applications installed in the computer and uses it to display pop-up advertisements. It uses rootkit techniques, in order to hide its files and Windows Registry entries.
|First detected on:||Aug. 11, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||July 22, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
EliteBar is an adware.
Adware is a license form for using programs, which offers the application at the only cost of viewing a series of advertisements. However, these programs sometimes collect data on Internet usage habits, pages viewed, inventory of the applications installed in the computer, etc.
Then, this information can be sent to Internet advertising companies.
Additionally, it uses rootkit techniques in order to hide its files and Windows Registry entries.