Avira Virus Lab
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.
A generic detection routine designed to detect common family characteristics shared in several variants. This special detection routine was developed in order to detect unknown variants and will be enhanced continuously.
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