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  3. Adware.HungryHands


February 13, 2007 11:37:08 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
hh.dll hhu.dll hu.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.HungryHands installs itself as a browser helper object, redirecting your browser to a pornographic Web site instead of the Web site to which you wish to go.


Your Symantec program detects this threat as Adware.HungryHands.


This program can be manually installed, or as part of another program.

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 April 4, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 4, 2004
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