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Adware.Surfairy

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:38 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Divago
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
surfairypp.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Surfairy installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and redirects certain Internet Explorer URL requests.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Surfairy.
  • Redirected Internet Explorer URL requests.


Transmission


The most common installation method for this application is through Web sites.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 9, 2004
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