Threat Description

Application:​W32/InstallCore

Details

Aliases: Gen:variant.application.installcore, Gen:variant.application.installcore.1, Gen:variant.application.installcore.3, Gen:variant.application.installcore.4
Category: Riskware
Type: Application
Platform: W32

Summary



InstallCore is an advertising module that displayed targeted advertising material.



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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Technical Details



InstallCore is an advertising module that displayed targeted advertising material. User information may be collected from the system in order to select the appropriate advertisements for display.

Distribution

Installcore may be distributed as an individual component bundled with other applications. This distribution method is most commonly seen on file-sharing or third-party application download sites.

Depending on the distribution mechanism, users may be presented with an End User License Agreement (EULA) that states the application's purpose and information gathering activities.

Users may or may not elect to install the component, at their own discretion.






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