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Adware.Winpup

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:15 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Winpup.exe,Winpup32.exe,pup.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Winpup is an adware component that generates large amounts of pop-up advertisements.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Winpup.

Transmission


This adware component must be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 26, 2012 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 27, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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