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Adware.StopPopupAdsNow

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:44 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Stop Popup Ads, Now
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Host.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.StopPopupAdsNow is a browser helper object that blocks some Internet Explorer advertising pop-up windows, and instead, displays pop-up windows from paid sponsors.

In addition, the program will collect information, such as browsing habits.

Symptoms


Displays pop-up advertising windows.

Transmission


The most common installation method for this program is through Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 6, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 19, 2012 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 6, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 19, 2012 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 2003
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