This program delivers advertising content to the user. It is usually annoying but harmless, unless it is combined with spyware or trackware.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it may block the file from running, move it to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or ask you to select an action.
A False Positive is when a file is incorrectly detected as harmful, usually because its code or behavior resembles known harmful programs. A False Positive will usually be fixed in a subsequent database update without any action needed on your part. If you wish, you may also:
Check for the latest database updates
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Submit a sample
After checking, if you still believe the file is incorrectly detected, you can submit a sample of it for re-analysis.
Note: If the file was moved to quarantine, you need to collect the file from quarantine before you can submit it.
Exclude a file from further scanning
If you are certain that the file is safe and want to continue using it, you can exclude it from further scanning by the F-Secure security product.
Note: You need administrative rights to change the settings.
This is a family description for the Adware:W32/WebRebates adware family. There are multiple variants in this family.
This adware may be distributed bundled with other application. It may also be silently downloaded onto the system when an unsuspecting user browses a malicious website.
During installation, the adware creates the following files:
It also creates the following registry entries to ensure its automatic execution every time the system starts:
This adware includes an uninstallation functionality and is listed as "Ebates Moe Money Maker" in the Add/Remove Applications menu in Control Panel.
Creates these keys:
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