Detection added: 11.02.2011Behavior: Advertising Malware
AdvWare (Adware) or advertising-supported software is any software package which automatically plays, displays, or downloads advertisements to a computer after the software is installed on it or while the application is being used. Some types of adware are also spyware and can be classified as privacy-invasive software.
Platform: This malware is the Portable Executable (PE) format (is a file format for executables, object code, DLLs, FON Font files, and others used in 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows operating systems).
Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 (x86/x64), Windows 8 (x86/x64), Windows 10 (x86/x64)
NOTE: The hash is only listed for the first detected malicious file. SHA/MD5 hash should not be intended as a security/antivirus solution, instead it provides you an additional information, allowing you to identify known malware files.Learn more about:
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Take the following steps to help prevent infection on your computer:
- Use up-to-date antivirus software.
- Get the latest updates for Operating system and your installed software.
- Use strong passwords and password management software.
- Use caution when opening attachments, accepting file transfers and clicking on links to webpages.