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Adware.Whazit

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:21 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.00
Publisher:
Young Dynamic Software
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
newones.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.Whazit is a Browser Helper Object that may alter the default Internet Explorer settings and displays advertisements.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as Adware.Whazit

Transmission


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 March 28, 2017 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 28, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 2005
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