Threat Description

Adware:W32/FunWeb

Details

Category: Spyware
Type: Adware
Platform: W32

Summary



This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



Adware:W32/FunWeb is a family of adware programs that typically display unsolicited advertising content, usually in the form of pop-up windows during the web browsing session or on the desktop.

FunWeb variants are usually distributed bundled with other desired programs, such as games, browser plug-ins or utility programs.

Specific variants in the FunWeb family may perform additional unauthorized actions, such as redirecting the web browser home page or downloading additional components onto the machine.






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