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Adware.PSN

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:05 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
msupdate.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.PSN is a search-hijacker that is installed as a Browser Helper Object. It can update itself when Windows is started.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.PSN.

Transmission


Adware.PSN must be manually installed.

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 October 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 16, 2011 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 27, 2004
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