Description of CWS.AboutBlank :
This variant of the Cool Web Search hijack sets Internet Explorer's homepage to about:blank and drops svchost.exe in the Windows directory. It also creates randomly named Dynamic Link Library (DLL) and executable files, making it particularly difficult to remove.
Recommendation for CWS.AboutBlank :
It is recommended that this spyware be removed immediately to stop annoyances.
Browser Hijacker: Yes
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Company Name: .
Methods of Distribution: This spyware is installed via drive-by download on certain affiliate websites.
Release Date: 2004