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Adware.CommonName

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:32:59 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
4.0
Publisher:
CommonName
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Winnet.exe Comwiz.exe Cnbabe.dll Winik.sys
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.CommonName is an adware program that displays advertisements based on keywords in search engines. This adware component works as a Browser Helper Object.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.CommonName.

Transmission


This adware component must be manually installed or installed as a component of another program that you install.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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