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Adware.Iefeats

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:30 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Msiesh.dll iefeatsl.dll image.dll Mshp.dll f2install.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Iefeats is an adware component that redirects Internet Explorer Start Page and modifies search functionality without permission. It displays pop-up ads and downloads files without the user's knowledge, which in turn can spread other security risks and may cause further damage.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Iefeats.

Transmission


This adware component may be manually installed, or it may be installed as a component of another program.

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 March 5, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 25, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
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