Your Random Chinese Application For The Week

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It's been a while since we looked at something from China, so let's get on with things.

zzt1.gif

What will spring out of this executable file, I hear you cry. Hijack? Blue screen of death? Click fraud tool? Well....

zzt2.gif

.....not exactly. Can you say "ZZToolbar"? Yes, it's time to get all retro and welcome a humble (and utterly confusing) toolbar onto your PC. Shall we take a look?

http://blog.spywareguide.com/upload/2008/03/zzt3-thumb.gif
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Yep, that's definitely a toolbar. Clicking the button on the left clues us in to the fact that this has some kind of website ranking fuctionality built into it:

http://blog.spywareguide.com/upload/2008/03/zzt4-thumb.gif

The toolbar can also open up a number of search engines, like most toolbars:

zzt5.gif

....and that's it, really. I'm not complaining - it makes a change from writing about a seemingly endless stream of tools designed to cause mayhem. I'm sure it won't be too long before I have something nasty to write about though...

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