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Virus:ADWARE/BProtector.1.31
Type:Adware
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
File size:4236344 Bytes
MD5 checksum:2efb03a0839458d7882e0904b800dea3

 General ADWARE/ - Adware

This class of detection flags software that display ads, usually in the internet browser by modifying displayed pages or opening aditional pages with ads. These adware programs are usually installed by the users themselves or come with other software that the users install themselves (usually in exchange for using the software for free or as a default install option).

Users might be unaware that this software was installed or of its behaviour. This detection is meant to flag the file and the behaviour as part of legitimate ad displaying software.

This detection can be disabled and is recommended if the user is aware of the software installed on his/her system and doesn't want this type of software to be detected.
Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: HEUR:Trojan.Win32.Generic
   •  F-Secure: Gen:Adware.BProtector.1
   •  Fortinet: Riskware/SProtector


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows Server 2008
   • Windows 7

Description inserted by Gorka Ramirez-Olabarrieta on Saturday, April 19, 2014
Description updated by Gorka Ramirez-Olabarrieta on Saturday, April 19, 2014

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