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Ad-aware 6 Scanning Result, 7/23/2003 9:07:58 PM
Created with Ad-aware Personal, free for private use.

Highlighted in red have my particular ire 

Vendor Type Category Object Comment
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT:CLSID\{6CC1C918-AE8B-4373-A5B4-28BA1851E39A}\
Dialer RegKey Malware HKEY_CURRENT_USER:Software\Coulomb\ Coulomb Dialler
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{6CC1C918-AE8B-4373-A5B4-28BA1851E39A}\
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_CURRENT_USER:Software\WinShow\
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT:winshow.viewsource\
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT:winshow.viewsource.1\
CoolWebSearch RegValue Malware HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE:SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\ "HOMEOldSP"
Windows RegData Data Miner HKEY_CURRENT_USER:Software\Microsoft\MediaPlayer\Player\Settings"Client ID" () MediaPlayer Unique ID
Possible Browser Hijack attempt RegData Data Miner HKEY_CURRENT_USER:Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main"Default_Search_URL" ("http://www.topsearcher.com/ie/") Possible browser hijack attempt
Possible Browser Hijack attempt RegData Data Miner HKEY_CURRENT_USER:Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL"" ("http://www.topsearcher.com/ffeed.php?term=%s") Possible browser hijack attempt
WinShow Hijacker RegKey Malware HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT:TYPELIB\{354A1552-9A59-417E-87CB-0D040A85B4D6}\c:\windows\winshow.dll
WinShow Hijacker File Malware c:\windows\winshow.dll
Other File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@cgi-bin[2].txt RedSherrif Tracking Cookie
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@doubleclick[1].txt
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@ehg-dig.hitbox[2].txt
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@ehg-wss.hitbox[2].txt
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@ehg.hitbox[2].txt
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@fortunecity[2].txt
Tracking Cookie File Data Miner c:\documents and settings\xxxxx xxxxxx\cookies\xxxxx xxxxxx@hitbox[1].txt
WinShow Hijacker File Malware c:\windows\winshow.cfg

Cookies are bad enough of an attack, and for the most part harmless, but registry edits are another ball game altogether