This component is part of Lycos Sidesearch
Component Name: lycos_ss.exe
Description of : Lycos Sidesearch is a browser plug-in designed to run whenever you enter a query into a major search engine. Sidesearch will display its own results, displayed in the left pane, alongside the other search engines' to give you a second opinion on your search query. It has been known to install itself without permission incessantly, and it tracks user browsing habits.
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: Lycos, Inc.
Methods of Distribution: This program is available for download from the company website.
Release Date: 3-Oct