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Adware.Aureate

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:35 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.5.0.22
Publisher:
Aureate Media Corporation
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
advert.dll,advertcontrolxcontrol.ocx
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Aureate is an advertising program that displays banner ads and sends user information to a central server at adsoftware.com. At the time of this writing, the server at adsoftware.com was not functioning.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as Adware.Aureate.

Transmission


Aureate is installed with shareware and freeware programs.

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 22, 2004 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 19, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 22, 2004
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