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Adware.Conspy

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:41 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
waol.exe; editpad.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Conspy modifies Internet Explorer settings and accesses the Internet to update itself.


Note: Definitions dated February 10th, 2004 or earlier may detect this adware as Trojan.Conspy.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Conspy.
  • The bookmarks are added to Internet Explorer favorites.
  • The Internet Explorer Search page is modified.

Transmission


This adware program must be manually installed. However, some programs may have Adware.Conspy within them and install it when the program is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 11, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • 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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