Adware:W32/CnsMin

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.

Removal

Automatic action

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Technical Details

Adware:W32/CnsMIn is a program that alters the advanced options in the Microsoft Internet Explorer browser in order to replace the search features with Chinese sites. Users unable to understand the Chinese characters would have extreme difficulty using the altered features.

Installation

CnsMln is typically installed by an ActiveX Control drive by download when unsuspecting users visit the product website. It may also be silently installed from spam or junk e-mails.

Though not considered malicious, CnsMln is deliberately designed to be difficult to remove.

Date Created: 2006-01-01 10:43:15.0

Date Last Modified: 2010-06-16 05:35:42.0