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Adware.Slagent

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:15 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
mslagent.exe 2_mslagent.dll navpmc.exe 2_navpmc.dll uninstaller.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Slagent contacts a Web site for advertising purposes.

This adware program can terminate its own process, and then download and execute files from the Internet without notifying the user.

Notes:
  • Definitions dated March 8, 2005 or earlier may detect this threat as Adware.Slagent.B
  • Definitions dated April 25, 2004 or earlier may detect this threat as Trojan.Simcss.B.


Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.Slagent.

One or more of the following folders may exist:

  • %Windir%\navpmc
  • %Windir%\mslagent

Transmission


Bundled with certain adware-enabled software.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 6, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 10, 2004 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 6, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 10, 2004
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