Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
WS.Adware.3 is a cloud based detection for files that have the characteristics of adware.
Adware is a type of program that facilitates delivery for advertising content to the user, and in some cases gathers information from the user's computer, including information related to Internet browser usage or other computer habits.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2009
Latest Rapid Release version April 20, 2010 revision 025
Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2009 revision 005
Latest Daily Certified version April 20, 2010 revision 024
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2009
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