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Adware.MoneyGainer

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:11 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.MoneyGainer is an Internet Explorer browser helper object that appends an affiliate ID to certain URLs so the author earns money when a user visits these URLs. It may also display advertisements .

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.MoneyGainer.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 24, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 21, 2011 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 24, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 21, 2011 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 30, 2005
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