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Spyware.ActualNames

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:20 AM
Type:
Spyware
Publisher:
ActualNames
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
finddll.dll,findservice.exe,mailbook.exe,mailbookproxy.dll,mydll.dll,nn7dll.dll,nndll.dll,spredirect
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Spyware.ActualNames is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object and address bar hijacker that targets users of Internet Explorer, Netscape Navigator, and AOL. It is a security threat because it can download unsigned code from its controlling server and execute that code.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Spyware.ActualNames.

Transmission


Spyware.Actualnames is either downloaded through an ActiveX installer or bundled with other products, including some versions of KazaaMate.

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 September 4, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 8, 2004
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