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- Wilbur Post
August 21, 2005, 5:47 am
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an annoying BHO that no other program found. Ad-aware, Hijackthis, Spy
Sweeper, Spybot and BHO Demon failed to find:
WebDir - which plants itself as webview.dll in the Winnt directory and
throws in a couple of registry items for good measure.
The MS program was able to delete it.
Here's the MS info on it:
Software that collects information, such as the websites a user visits,
without adequate consent. This may include installing without prominent
notice or running without a clear method to disable.
Threat level: High
High-risk items have a large potential for harm, such as loss of computer
control, and should be removed unless knowingly installed.
Author: Borislav Franchesca
Description: WebDir is spyware implemented as a Browser Helper Object
(BHO) that modifies legitimate affiliate web sites with its own affiliate