Adware:W32/AdMoke

Classification

Spyware

Adware

W32

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Summary

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

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Technical Details

This is the family detection for the Admoke family of adware. There are multiple variants in the Admoke family.

Installation

During installation, Admoke variants will install multiple components into the %system32% folder or subfolders. The component file names will vary based on the specific Admoke variant installed.

Some Admoke variants will register their components as services, to ensure that they are launched at every system startup.

Activity

While active, AdMoke variants display pop-up based advertisements at random intervals.

Some variants may redirect user's browsing to certain sites. They may also connect to remote systems in order to download additional components or programs onto the system. Some examples of remote connections attempted are:

  • https://www.mokead.com/
  • https://ad.mokead.com/
  • https://s.mokead.com/
  • https://www.pconline.com.cn/
  • https://www.hao123.com/

Date Created: 2009-03-16 07:25:38.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-03-23 09:17:23.0