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Adware.StatBlaster

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:40 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
StatBlaster.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Statblaster.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.StatBlaster is an adware component, and may be used in partnership with other adware packages.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.StatBlaster.
  • Possible interference when shutting down.
  • Possible connection via Web browser to ad sites or to statblaster.com.


Transmission


Most likely downloaded from a site that includes adware, or from Statblaster.com, as part of a "Baseball Fantasy" promotion.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 12, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 21, 2012 revision 048
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2012 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 2003
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