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Adware.FavoriteMan

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:05 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
casldr.exe casldr.dll favorite.dll favman.dll favboot.dll ofrg.dll im64.dll ss32.dll ATPartn
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.FavoriteMan installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and attempts to contact remote servers to download new executable content. Typically these programs are new adware components.

Symptoms


The existence of new URLs in Internet Explorer's Favorites menu.

Transmission


This program has been reported as being available on the Web. This adware program must be manually installed. However, there are several known programs that have Adware.FavoriteMan within them and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 17, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 17, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 28, 2004
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