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Adware.MXTarget

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:27 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.4.39
Publisher:
MX-Targeting (www.mx-targeting.com)
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
mxtarget.dll,speeryox.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.MXTarget is a Browser Helper Object that monitors Internet usage and sends the data to a remote server. This information is used to display pop-up advertisements.

Symptoms


Files are detected as Adware.MXTarget.

Transmission


Adware.MXTarget is installed when another program is manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 5, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 5, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 8, 2004
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