Browse Fox

Category: Adware and PUAsProtection available since:05 Jun 2015 14:24:02 (GMT)
Type: AdwareLast Updated:07 Jan 2020 13:39:38 (GMT)

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Aliases

  • Adware.Browsefox.GE
  • Gen:Adware.BrowseFox.1
  • Adware.SwiftBrowse.CO

Characteristics

  • Installs itself in the registry
  • Displays pop up advertising
  • Monitors browser activity
  • Modifies browser settings
  • Installs a browser helper object

How it spreads

  • Downloads

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Cleanup for this potentially unwanted application (PUA) is available with Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows 2000/XP/2003, version 6.0. Please follow the instructions for removing applications.

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