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February 13, 2007 11:36:28 AM
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.Mpgcom is a Browser Helper Object that sends data to and receives data from a remote Web site.
Existence of the file names %Windir%\mpgcom.dll or %Windir%\msnarrator.exe.
%Windir% is a variable. The adware locates the Windows installation folder (by default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and copies itself to that location.
This detection was reclassified from a Trojan horse (it was originally named Trojan.Narat) to a security risk on January 2, 2004.
This adware may be installed when browsing certain Web sites.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version
October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version
January 24, 2015 revision 038
Initial Daily Certified version
January 5, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version
January 25, 2015 revision 005
Initial Weekly Certified release date
January 7, 2004
for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
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