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Adware.BlockChecker

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:21 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
block-checker.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
block-checker.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.BlockChecker is an adware program that sends its advertisements to contacts of instant messenger.

Symptoms


Unexpected advertisements are sent to contacts of instant messenger.

Transmission


This security risk is manually installed as a component of Block Checker.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 30, 2011 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 1, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 31, 2005
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