- Threat Level: Medium
- Description: Conducent TimeSink uses the Internet to dynamically deliver content to desktop software. Once the content is received it can be displayed at any time in the application. Content activity information such as advertising impressions and click through data is recorded and sent back to Conducent for daily reporting. Conducent does not provide users with an uninstall feature. Their software provides real-time ad targeting campaigns through the Timesink component TSadbot.exe. Conducent has formed strategic partnerships with most of the major Internet advertising networks.
- Type: TT_Adware
- Threat Analysis: Search ThreatExpert to view reports
- Removal: This infection can be removed using Spyware Doctor.
With new threats to your PC emerging every day, it's essential to maintain up-to-date antivirus software in order to fend off the latest viruses, worms, and Trojans. But before implementing the proper defense, it's necessary to identify the malware that's capable of infecting your PC. And that's where the PC Tools Malware Research Center comes in. The highly specialized MRC team is dedicated to researching the most recent threats and updating its database of known infections accordingly. That way, PC Tools can constantly update its award-winning antivirus and antispyware software, making it practically impenetrable. Whether it's a Trojan, worm, virus, or spyware—if it's found within MRC's Infection Database, PC Tools' Spyware Doctor can remove it. PC Tools goes beyond malware protection; it also highly values educating PC users about the threats they continuously face. Each piece of malware included herein contains useful information such as a description of the infection and how dangerous it is. After all, being well informed is another vital step to staying safe.