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


February 13, 2007 11:37:05 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
casldr.exe casldr.dll favorite.dll favman.dll favboot.dll ofrg.dll im64.dll ss32.dll ATPartn
Systems Affected:


Adware.FavoriteMan installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and attempts to contact remote servers to download new executable content. Typically these programs are new adware components.


The existence of new URLs in Internet Explorer's Favorites menu.


This program has been reported as being available on the Web. This adware program must be manually installed. However, there are several known programs that have Adware.FavoriteMan within them and that install it as the program itself is installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 5, 2018 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 5, 2018 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 28, 2004
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