This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it may block the file from running, move it to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or ask you to select an action.
UrlSpy is an adware program that replaces the native Microsoft Internet Explorer searchbar with its own custom search function. Searching in UrlSpy's custom search redirects users to sites designated by the adware program; these sites may contain advertisements.
During installation, UrlSpy drops these files:
During installation, the program creates the following keys:
The following key is modified to set Internet Explorer to use the adware's custom search function:
Attempts to connect to:
Date Created: 2009-03-24 08:21:35.0
Date Last Modified: 2009-03-24 08:59:13.0