This component is part of NewtonKnows
Component Name: NewtnTra.exe
Description of : NewtonKnows is a price comparison browser plug-in that displays ads. It also functions as a browser hijacker that changes your home page and search page settings. It assigns a unique ID to the computer that is sent out whenever you visit web sites. This ID is associated with the e-mail address and zip code entered upon installation.
Recommendation for :
It is highly recommended that this application be removed. Non-removal of this application will expose you to unscrupulous advertisers who will constantly send you numerous unsolicited ads.
Browser Hijacker: Yes
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Company Name: Virtumondo
Methods of Distribution: This spyware is bundled with some versions of the Grokster file-sharing program.
Release Date: 3-Oct