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  3. Adware.WinLog


February 13, 2007 11:41:13 AM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


Adware.WinLog is an adware program that attempts to connect to pornographic Web sites without the user's permission. It may also target advertisements based on information obtained from the user's browsing habits.

Note: Virus definitions before November 26, 2004 may detect this adware as Trojan.Hazzer.


Your Symantec product detects this threat as Adware.WinLog.


The file must be manually executed to install this 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 December 3, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 8, 2004
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