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Adware.OpenSite

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:20 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
zuvio.com
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
Opnste.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.OpenSite is an adware program that displays advertisements based on keywords in the address bar. It may also change the default home page in Internet Explorer.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to October 24, 2003 may detect this as W32.Adclicker.F.Trojan.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.OpenSite.

Transmission


This adware program can be manually installed or downloaded from the Web site, zuvio.com.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 24, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 26, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 24, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 26, 2011 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 24, 2003
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