1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.StatBlaster

Adware.StatBlaster

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:40 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
StatBlaster.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Statblaster.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.StatBlaster is an adware component, and may be used in partnership with other adware packages.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.StatBlaster.
  • Possible interference when shutting down.
  • Possible connection via Web browser to ad sites or to statblaster.com.


Transmission


Most likely downloaded from a site that includes adware, or from Statblaster.com, as part of a "Baseball Fantasy" promotion.

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 November 12, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube