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Adware.Buddylinks

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:40 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
PSD Tools LLC
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
shell.exe; blaim.dll; blengine.exe; blengine.dll; game_dll.exe; game_install.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


When you run Adware.Buddylinks, it sends instant messages to everyone in your instant messenger "buddy list."

These messages contain links to a Web site from which users can download and run the program.

Symptoms


Your computer sends instant messages that include a link to www.wgutv.com/osama_capture.php?.

Transmission


The software must be manually downloaded.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 11, 2004
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