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Adware.PortalScan

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:24 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
mwsvm.exe slmss.exe.
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.PortalScan is an adware program that connects to various portal sites.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.PortalScan.
Excessive pop-up advertisments.

Transmission


Most likely transmitted from Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 4, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 5, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2003
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