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  3. Adware.Massfav


February 13, 2007 11:34:21 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.Massfav is an adware program that inserts a number of Web links on your Favorites list, and changes some Web browser settings, so it can display advertisements.


The files are detected as Adware.Massfav.


This adware program must be manually installed. However, there are programs that have Adware.Massfav within them and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 4, 2015 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 23, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 4, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 24, 2003
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