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Adware.Broadcastpc

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:32:44 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Broadcastpc.tv
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Bpc.exe Bpc_inst.exe 27.exe 28.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Broadcastpc is a program that downloads movie and advertisement clips onto the computer at predetermined intervals. This adware can track Internet browsing habits so that it can target a particular audience.

The clips and advertisements can be displayed whether the computer is online or offline. The advertisements are downloaded prior to the scheduled playback time.

Note: Virus definitions dated September 30th, 2004 or earlier may detect this threat as Adware.BroadcastPC.B

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Broadcastpc.

Transmission


This security risk can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 14, 2011 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 15, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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