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Adware.ReferAd

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:19 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
SysNt.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.ReferAd is an adware program that displays advertisements without your consent.

Symptoms


The files on the system are detected as Adware.ReferAd.

Transmission


This adware program can be manually installed, or more often, is included within other software, which installs the adware as the software itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 25, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
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