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Adware.CWSMSConfd.B

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:16 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2
Publisher:
CoolWebSearch
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
ctrlpan.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.CWSMSConfd.B changes the start page and search pages in Microsoft Internet Explorer, and then modifies the host file to redirect searches. It also adds adult-oriented Web sites to the Favorites folder and displays pornographic pop-up messages.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as Adware.CWSMSConfd.B.

Transmission


Adware.CWSMSConfd.B is manually installed, or an ActiveX installer installs it.

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 December 4, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 8, 2004
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