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Adware.PortalScan

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:24 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
mwsvm.exe slmss.exe.
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.PortalScan is an adware program that connects to various portal sites.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.PortalScan.
Excessive pop-up advertisments.

Transmission


Most likely transmitted from Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2003
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