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Adware.AdBlaster

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:55 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
IEExplorer.exe adprot.exe ngpw36.exe ngsh33.dll ngsw31.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.AdBlaster is an adware program that displays pop-up advertisements.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.AdBlaster.

Transmission


This security risk can be installed as part of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 21, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 12, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 21, 2013 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 19, 2005
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