Threat Database Browser Plugins Adware.MegaSearch


Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 3,327
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 4,127
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: September 18, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

MegaSearch is an additional Internet Explorer toolbar that changes default search page and tracks user activity in the Internet. The spyware sends gathered data to a predefined web site. MegaSearch doesn't spread and must be manually installed.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Sophos Dynamic Toolbar
Panda Adware/Naupoint
NOD32 Win32/Adware.MegaSearch
McAfee potentially unwanted program Adware-Quickbar
K7AntiVirus not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.b
Ikarus not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch
Fortinet Adware/Megasearch
F-Secure AdWare.Win32.MegaSearch.b
DrWeb Adware.MegaSearch
Comodo Application.Win32.Adware.MegaSearch
ClamAV Adware.Search-34
CAT-QuickHeal AdWare.BHO.MegaSearch.b (Not a Virus)
BitDefender Adware.Megasearch.H
AVG Generic.CEJ
Avast Win32:Adware-gen

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Adware.MegaSearch

File System Details

Adware.MegaSearch may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. vzbb.dll 26b15daf01f0ad86b5563c981c42b300 3

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