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Adware.PrecisionPop

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:44 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
PrecisionPop
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
ppstub.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

When Adware.PrecisionPop is executed, it performs the following actions
  1. Accesses a script on a predetermined Web site.

  2. Generates pop-up windows when you access certain Web pages.

  3. Adds the value:

    "bin32hpu" = "[PATH TO EXECUTABLE]"

    to the registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Current Version\Run

    so that the risk runs every time Windows starts.
  4. Adds the registry keys:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Precpop2
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\ppstub


    and adds values to them.


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