- February 13, 2007 11:36:28 AM
Adware.Mpgcom is a Browser Helper Object that sends data to and receives data from a remote Web site.
Existence of the file names %Windir%\mpgcom.dll or %Windir%\msnarrator.exe.
- %Windir% is a variable. The adware locates the Windows installation folder (by default, this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and copies itself to that location.
- This detection was reclassified from a Trojan horse (it was originally named Trojan.Narat) to a security risk on January 2, 2004.
This adware may be installed when browsing certain Web sites.
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 January 5, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 7, 2004
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