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Adware.MatrixSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:42:47 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0.0.17
Publisher:
www.123mania.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Mshtmpre.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.MatrixSearch is a browser helper object that displays pop-up windows in Internet Explorer.

Symptoms


The presence of registry subkey:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer
\Browser Helper Objects\{D879A0F1-2B3B-4409-8879-FAD6E49E1EA9}

Transmission


This security risk is installed automatically over the Internet while browsing certain Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 12, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 16, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 12, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 16, 2011 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 16, 2005
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