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Adware.Webprefix

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:39 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
Global Netcom GmbH
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


Adware.Webprefix is an Internet Explorer browser helper object that displays advertisements and may send information about the compromised computer to a controlling web server.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as Adware.Webprefix.

Transmission


This file must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 31, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 12, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 1, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2006
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