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Adware.Webmisc

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:08 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
webmisc.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Webmisc is an Internet Explorer browser helper object. that displays pop up advertisements when certain Web sites are visited. These Web sites are mostly Chinese in origin.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.Webmisc.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 22, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 17, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 22, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 17, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 23, 2005
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