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  4. System Infected: Adware.WebCake

System Infected: Adware.WebCake

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects WebCake download on the compromised computer.

Additional Information

When the program is executed, it drops the following file:
%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data \WebCake\WebCakeDesktop.exe

The program may then display pop-up advertisements on the computer.

Affected

  • Various operating systems
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube