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|Type:||Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP)|
It is a legitimate program that adds its own toolbar to Internet Explorer.
|First detected on:||Oct. 28, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 30, 2005|
Accoona is a hacking tool. Though these programs are legitimate and useful tools when they are appropriately used, a hacker could take advantage of them in order to carry out malicious actions.
Accoona adds its own toolbar to Internet Explorer.
Accoona does not pose a risk by itself, but it can be used with malicious intentions.
Accoona is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.