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Adware.ReferAd

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:19 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
SysNt.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.ReferAd is an adware program that displays advertisements without your consent.

Symptoms


The files on the system are detected as Adware.ReferAd.

Transmission


This adware program can be manually installed, or more often, is included within other software, which installs the adware as the software itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 25, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 1, 2003
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