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


February 13, 2007 11:42:45 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
srpcsrv32.dll runsrv32.dll txfdb32.dll r.exe hookdump.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.Topantispyware is an adware program that changes the desktop wallpaper to an advertisement for an antispyware product.


Desktop Wallpaper contains the following text:

Warning! You're in danger.


This adware component can be manually installed, or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 17, 2016 revision 021
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 23, 2005
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