Threat Description

Adware.eMusic

Details

Category: Spyware
Type: Adware
Platform: W32

Summary



Adware.eMusic adds advertisement links on the desktop and start menu to eMusic's website. eMusic collects and shares a user's personal information with 3rd parties.



Removal



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Technical Details



Adware from eMusic adds links on the desktop and start menu to their offering a free download of 50 MP3 music files. To receive these files, you must register your full name and other personal details with eMusic. This information is shared to unknown 3rd parties such as advertisement companies. The eMusic installer has no license agreement and has no functionality to cancel the install.






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