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Adware.CWSMSConfd.B

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:16 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2
Publisher:
CoolWebSearch
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
ctrlpan.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.CWSMSConfd.B changes the start page and search pages in Microsoft Internet Explorer, and then modifies the host file to redirect searches. It also adds adult-oriented Web sites to the Favorites folder and displays pornographic pop-up messages.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as Adware.CWSMSConfd.B.

Transmission


Adware.CWSMSConfd.B is manually installed, or an ActiveX installer installs it.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 4, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 8, 2004
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