Definition: Designed by Microsoft and intended as a legitimate component of the Internet Explorer web browser, browser helper objects (BHO), have been targeted by hackers and malware authors as a means of compromising systems. The “feature” can be used against you by unscrupulous attackers for a variety of functions including monitoring your web activity or substituting different banner ads as your surf the Web.
Also Known As: Browser Helper Objects
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