Name ADSPY/PurityScan.EK
Date Discovered Aug 4, 2006
Type Adware
Reported infection
Operating system Windows
VDF Version (2006-08-04 16:51)

The term 'ADSPY' denotes adware or spyware. This type of malware is able to change browser settings, for instance, by manipulating registry settings or by using NTFS streams. Very often IE exploits are used to manipulate the browserhelp.dll extension.

VDF Version (2006-08-04 16:51)
  • F-PROT: W32/MalwareS.BIIM (exact, not disinfectable)
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