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Adware.Topantispyware

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:45 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
srpcsrv32.dll runsrv32.dll txfdb32.dll r.exe hookdump.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Topantispyware is an adware program that changes the desktop wallpaper to an advertisement for an antispyware product.

Symptoms


Desktop Wallpaper contains the following text:

Warning! You're in danger.

Transmission


This adware component can be manually installed, or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 20, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 15, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 16, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 23, 2005
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