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AdwareSpy

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:41 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
882176
Version:
4.0
Publisher:
Adwarespy.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
AdwareSpy4.exe AdwareSpy.chm AdwareSpy.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


AdwareSpy is a program that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the compromised computer. It will then prompt the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as AdwareSpy

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 20, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 12, 2012 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 13, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 24, 2006
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