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Adware.AntiSpamBoy

Updated:
November 7, 2007 11:17:31 AM
Type:
Adware
Name:
AntiSpamBoy
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
When the risk is executed, it creates the following files:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Anti Spam Boy .lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Anti Spam Boy\Anti Spam Boy Help.lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Anti Spam Boy\Anti Spam Boy .lnk
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Anti Spam Boy\Uninstall Anti Spam Boy .lnk
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\antispamboyhelp.chm
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\blacklist.dat
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\blwork.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\MailCall.wav
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\Settings.inf
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\unins000.dat
%ProgramFiles%\Anti Spam Boy\unins000.exe

The risk may create randomly named files and folders in the following folder:
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp

It also creates the following registry subkey:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Anti Spam Boy_is1

The risk will then periodically display advertisements on the computer.
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