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Adware.Aureate

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:35 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.5.0.22
Publisher:
Aureate Media Corporation
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
advert.dll,advertcontrolxcontrol.ocx
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

When Adware.Aureate is run, it does the following:
  1. Creates the following files:
    • %System%\Advert.dll (Ad banner library, detected as Adware.Aureate)
    • %System%\Advertcontrolxcontrol.ocx (Ad banner control, detected as Adware.Aureate)

  2. Creates the following registry keys:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs\C:\WINDOWS\system32\advertcontrolxcontrol.ocx
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\SharedDLLs\C:\WINDOWS\system32\advert.dll
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{FEFDB340-8402-11D2-0008C7D894F0}
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{FEFDB340-8402-11D2-0008C7D894F0}
    HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{FEFDB340-8402-11D2-0008C7D894F0}


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