- February 13, 2007 11:34:09 AM
- SpywareLabs Inc
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.VirtualBouncer masquerades as a legitimate spyware remover but sets itself to run when Windows starts and remains memory-resident on the compromised computer. The adware will periodically attempt to contact a remote server to download updates and instructions.
Some versions we have seen will prompt the user to purchase an upgrade to Virtual Bouncer, by displaying pop-up advertisements telling him/her that their computer is at risk.
The files detected as Adware.VirtualBouncer.
This adware program must be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 24, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version July 24, 2013 revision 018
Initial Daily Certified version September 24, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version July 24, 2013 revision 025
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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