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


February 13, 2007 11:35:59 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

When this adware component is executed, it does the following:
  1. Contacts the domain, advertisingvision.com, from which, it will receive information on where to download advertisements to display in you Web browser.

  2. Creates a file in the %Windir%\Configsys folder.

Note: %Windir% is a variable. The adware component locates the Windows installation folder (by default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and copies itself to that location.

This inserted file is a clean text file and contains only the date. This component does not make other modifications on the system.
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