Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.Bonzi is an adware program that displays advertisements and resets the Internet Explorer home page. The adware may also attempt to connect to various servers and download and execute arbitrary code.
Files are detected as Adware.Bonzi
Presence of an icon of a talking Monkey or a Parrot in the system tray.
This adware is bundled with other programs or can be downloaded from the publishers Web site.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version January 14, 2011 revision 036
Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version January 14, 2011 revision 035
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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