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Windows 7: What is Yontoo (in the Control Panel > Programs)

20 Aug 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
What is Yontoo (in the Control Panel > Programs)

According to the Control Panel, I have version 1.10.02 installed on my machine. Is this a legitimate application or is this malware?

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20 Aug 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Yontoo LLC - Extend the Web with Yontoo, PageRage Super Profile and Sanity Switch
Yontoo is a browser add-on that horizontally crosses the internet rather than the standard vertical website archive.
Seems not so trustworthy according to this :Yontoo | Symantec
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20 Aug 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It sounds like a potential browser exploit for me. Check your browsers. If you find it in your list of extensions or add-ons, then it is best to remove it now and do a browser cleanup using CCleaner. Next time you should be careful with websites that offer you to download free software because such software may be used to let viruses come in with or without you knowing.
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