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Adware.EasyWWW

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:05 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
easywww.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Easywww.exe,Easywww2.exe,Payload.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.EasyWWW is a set of components that displays advertisements by hooking various settings in Internet Explorer.

Adware.EasyWWW can download and execute programs from the producer of this software.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.EasyWWW.

Transmission


Adware.EasyWWW is generally silently installed when you visit certain Web sites. This is usually accomplished by exploiting vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 23, 2011 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 17, 2003
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