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SecurityRisk.NavHelper

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:08 AM
Type:
Other
Publisher:
NavExcel
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
NHelper.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


SecurityRisk.NavHelper displays advertisements based on keywords entered into search engines. This security risk works as a Browser Helper Object.

Note: Definitions prior to May 24, 2005 may detect this threat as Adware.NavHelper.

Symptoms


The files are detected as SecurityRisk.NavHelper.

Transmission


This security risk can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 22, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2003 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 23, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
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