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Adware.Lamhok

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:47 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Win32st.dll,although this may vary.
Systems Affected:
Windows

When Adware.Lamhok is executed, it registers itself as the default protocol handler in Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer. When any request is passed to this protocol handler, it displays a specific Web page.

This action causes that Web page to be displayed when Internet Explorer attempts to access a URL that does not begin with a known moniker. Examples of known monikers include:
  • http:
  • ftp:
  • mailto:


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