This component is part of Gator
Component Name: egIEEngine.dll
Description of : This application is installed with a number of freeware programs including several popular file sharing programs. Gator tracks computer usage and web surfing behavior, including the URLs of Web pages viewed by users and other criteria to target advertisements based on demographics and lifestyle profiles. Gator profusely bombards your computer with ads that can appear as pop-up, floating ads, embedded ads within a software application or as desktop icons and installed files.
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: No
Commercial Keylogger: No
Remote Administration Tool: No
Company Name: Claria Corp. / GAIN Publishing
Methods of Distribution: This spyware is installed via drive-by download on certain affiliate websites.
Release Date: 2003