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|Alias:||AdClicker-BH, Trj/Clicker.W, homepage-network|
It downloads and installs other spyware programs. It changes the home page of Internet Explorer, and attempts to trick the user into buying a solution for it.
|First detected on:||Oct. 22, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 26, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Spydeleter is a spyware program that downloads and installs other spyware programs.
Additionally, Spydeleter changes the home page of the browser Internet Explorer. The modified home page contains a link that points to the website www.spydeleter.com, in which the affected user could supposedly buy for 29$ the solution for a spyware that would have affected the computer previously.
Sometimes, it also creates a contextual menu that, upon clicking on it, accesses this spyware website in order to buy the so-called solution.
Spydeleter is automatically downloaded from an accessed web page containing links to malicious Java scripts that attempt to install it.>
Spydeleter is easy to recognize, as it changes the home page of Internet Explorer to: