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Adware.MoneyGainer

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:11 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.MoneyGainer is an Internet Explorer browser helper object that appends an affiliate ID to certain URLs so the author earns money when a user visits these URLs. It may also display advertisements .

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.MoneyGainer.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 24, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 30, 2005
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