This program is designed to delivers advertising contents 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
First check if your F-Secure security program is using the latest detection database updates, then try scanning the file again.
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 advertisement delivery software is distributed by MidADdle (also known as "ADS IN THE MIDDLE"). MidADdle was aquired by InterClick in 2005.
The program can perform the following activities:
The executable file needs to be executed manually in order to install the program. Upon execution, it will create files and drop a copy of itself at:
&It will also create randomly-named file components in the temporary folder, such as:
During installation, the program creates this registry subkey to run itself run automatically after system restart:
And this key, registering the program as a browser helper object (BHO), in order to monitor the user's browser's activity:
The program also creates these registry subkeys as well:
Creates these files:
Attempts to download files from: