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Adware.Annoyance

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:55 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Annoyance.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Annoyance is a program that lets a user send many Yahoo! IM messages to another person. It also modifies the user's Yahoo! settings to display an advertisement from the program author.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Annoyance.

Transmission


Adware.Annoyance must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 11, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 11, 2004
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2007 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 17, 2004
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