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  3. Adware.Wnad


February 13, 2007 11:47:25 AM
Risk Impact:
File Names:
osama.exe wnad.exe wnad.dat wnad-update.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP


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


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Wnad.
  • 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 February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 14, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 2005
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