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


February 13, 2007 11:37:47 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
Win32st.dll,although this may vary.
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

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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