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  3. Adware.IEHost


February 13, 2007 11:43:53 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
%System%\pinstaller.exe %System%\Searchx.htm %System%\[8 characters].exe (7728 bytes) %System%\[8
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.IEHost is adware that downloads and displays advertisements.


Files are detected as Adware.IEHost.


Adware.IEHost is installed invisibly when a user extracts BlogJet.v1.5.0.37.WinALL.Keygen.Only-ECLiPSE, which is a hack tool used to generate a product keys for BlogJet. It may also be installed with other software.

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 May 12, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 18, 2005
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