Company: 180Solutions, Inc.
Company product URL:
Company privacy URL:
Renaming the zanu.exe to searchassistant.exe causes the file to register itself as searchassistant in Sytemstart. Also the boomerangg.exe is installed in the windowsdirectory under a variable filename, it is also registered in Systemstart with this variable value. Boomerang.exe does not show up on screen. User IS asked for consent prior to installation of searchassistant but not for Boomerang.
Also the searchassistant.exe has no option for shutting itself down. And since it is also in Systemstart it will practically always run and will always look for updates on 180Solutions Server and install them without user consent.
Some variants also do not install the Boomerang.exe
filename variants for the searchassistant.exe are:
IP Addresses. Your use of the 180search Assistant software will involve the transmission of your Internet protocol address ("IP Address") to 180solutions' servers. This IP Address is necessary for communication with you via the Internet and may be used and stored on our servers. With the cooperation of your Internet service provider, it is possible for your IP Address to be used to identify you personally, however, 180solutions agrees that it will not use it for this purpose, unless required to by law.
Third Party Collection. We may use other third party services to assist us in providing targeted websites to you. These services may place cookies on your hard drive and use the cookies to tailor delivery of these websites to you by profiling your use of a site or advertisements that you select. These services may collect information such as your IP address, your browser type and the date and time that targeted websites were served to you. You should refer to the websites and privacy policies of the services we use, which may include, but are not limited to: Doubleclick, 24/7 Connect, Fastclick, and Commission Junction. To learn about how they collect and use information visit