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Adware.Webext

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:49 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
bho.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Webext is a Browser Helper Object that displays advertisements based on keywords entered into Internet Explorer windows. It may also redirect destination Web pages.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Webext.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

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