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Adware.Advision

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:59 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Smss.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Contacts a Web site to obtain and display advertising links.

Symptoms


Outgoing connections to advertisingvision.com.
  • Existence of the folder, %Windir%\Configsys.

Transmission


Installed as a component by certain software packages.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 3, 2003
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