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Adware.IEHost

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:53 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
%System%\pinstaller.exe %System%\Searchx.htm %System%\[8 characters].exe (7728 bytes) %System%\[8
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.IEHost is adware that downloads and displays advertisements.

Symptoms


Files are detected as Adware.IEHost.

Transmission


Adware.IEHost is installed invisibly when a user extracts BlogJet.v1.5.0.37.WinALL.Keygen.Only-ECLiPSE, which is a hack tool used to generate a product keys for BlogJet. It may also be installed with other software.

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 May 12, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 18, 2005
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