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Adware.SmartBrowser

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:45 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
BHO.1.0.1.xxx.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.SmartBrowser is a Browser Helper Object that displays pop-up advertisements based on keywords entered into Internet Explorer windows. It may also download and execute files from a remote server.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.SmartBrowser.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 30, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 30, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 5, 2005
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