1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. Adware.AdvertMen


May 8, 2006 12:24:03 PM
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Adware.AdvertMen is an adware program that downloads and displays popup advertisements.

The risk creates the following registry subkeys:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Windows\"AppInit_DLLs" = "pushow82.dll"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\"UninstallString" = "rundll32 %System%\pushow[RANDOM].dll uninstall"
where [RANDOM] is one or two random digits.

The risk then creates the file %System%\pushow[RANDOM].dll
where [RANDOM] is one or two random digits.

The risk connects to http://advertismen.com

The risk can display links to Internet tools and Internet pages in Windows browsers.
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