Adware:W32/Navipromo

Classification

Spyware

Adware

W32

Gen:variant.navipromo

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

Adware:W32/Navipromo is an advertisement display program that runs in stealth and hides from the user by using rootkit techniques. The software reports back visited URLs to the server and displays pop-up and pop-under advertisements.

Activity

To perform its advertising-display function, the program sends back visited URLs and receives back links to websites with related advertisements. These are displayed as pop-up or pop-under windows to the user.

Date Created: 2006-01-01 12:32:47.0

Date Last Modified: 2010-07-06 05:43:17.0