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Adware.Flyswat

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:12 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.0
Publisher:
Flyswat
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
Not available
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Flyswat is an Adware program that creates links from keywords on Web pages as they are viewed with Internet Explorer. It works as a Browser Helper Object.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Flyswat.

Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed. However, there are several known programs that have Adware.Flyswat within them, and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 13, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 13, 2012 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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