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  3. Adware.Aurora


February 13, 2007 11:46:02 AM
ABI Network - A Division of Direct Revenue
Risk Impact:
File Names:
DrPMon.dll svcproc.exe Nail.exe poller.exe aurora.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


Adware.Aurora is an adware program that displays advertisements and tracks browser information such as Web sites visited.

Note: Security Risk definitions dated prior to August 3, 2005 may detect this adware as Adware.BetterInternet.


  • Your Symantec program detects Adware.Aurora.
  • Unexpected advertisements appear in Internet Explorer browser windows.


This security risk 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 January 11, 2017 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 30, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 12, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 3, 2005
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