Softomate

Classification

Riskware

Other

W32

Softomate Toolbar, Softo, BestToolbars

Summary

Softomate (BestToolbars.net) offers development tools/source code that are used to create customized toolbars.

Softomate LLC is often unfairly credited for creating Adware/Spyware toolbars, but they are only a development tool supplier.

Softomate ToolbarStudio/sources are often used to produce legitimate toolbars, such as BibleToolbar, but in many cases, Softomate LLC customers update the code with features such as: Browser HiJacking, Advertisement Pop-Ups, and Data Mining.

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Technical Details

Please note that there is a detection for Spyware namedSoftomate Toolbar.

This is not a detection of the Softomate development tools, but rather a detection of a Data Mining Toolbar created using Softomate's software.

Date Created: 2006-09-12 10:52:01.0

Date Last Modified: 2007-06-27 16:15:07.0