Adware:W32/NewWeb

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 description for the Adware:W32/NewWeb family of adware programs.

Adware programs display advertising content that may be unsolicited or inappropriate. NewWeb programs display advertising content targeted to Chinese-language users.

Installation

During installation, the program registers itself as a Browser Helper Object (BHO), with the Microsoft Internet Explorer web browser as its launchpoint.

In addition, the program attempts to connect to remote sites. Some websites it attempts to connect to are:

  • https://up.newweb.com.cn/cliententry
  • https://up1.newweb.com.cn/cliententry
  • https://up4.newweb.com.cn/cliententry
  • ss.newweb.com.cn

Date Created: 2009-03-18 08:44:42.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-03-23 10:04:05.0