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Adware.Buddylinks

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:40 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
PSD Tools LLC
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
shell.exe; blaim.dll; blengine.exe; blengine.dll; game_dll.exe; game_install.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


When you run Adware.Buddylinks, it sends instant messages to everyone in your instant messenger "buddy list."

These messages contain links to a Web site from which users can download and run the program.

Symptoms


Your computer sends instant messages that include a link to www.wgutv.com/osama_capture.php?.

Transmission


The software must be manually downloaded.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 11, 2004
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