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.
This is the family description for the Iehlpr family of adware.
During installation, a DLL is dropped at:
Where [...] is a directory that varies depending on the variant.
The name of the dropped DLL file varies, and observed names are "UserData" and "IEHelper". The file name uses the following format:
Where **** is a 4-digit number, such as 5057.
Once dropped, the DLL is registered as a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
When active, the program displays advertisements while the user is browsing. It will also attempt to connect to a remote server.
Attempts to connect to:
Date Created: 2009-03-17 05:06:38.0
Date Last Modified: 2009-03-23 09:24:40.0