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Adware.BestIdol

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:22 AM
Type:
Adware
Infection Length:
431,104 bytes
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
%Windir%\msview32.exe %Windir%\service32.sys
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.BestIdol is adware that displays a predetermined Web site, and then asks the user to subscribe to it.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.BestIdol.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 8, 2006
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