Adware:W32/Yabelink identifies installer packages that contain an additional but optional installation of a desktop shortcut, 'ebay.lnk', that does not point to the legitimate Ebay online marketplace website.
The default setting for the installer packages is to install the shortcut without explicitly informing the user that this feature is optional; as a result, users may be puzzled by the new shortcut added to the desktop.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will block it from running and prompt you for a desired action.
If you are aware of the risks involved in using the file and consent to its use, you may change the settings of your F-Secure security product to allow the file to run. You may also change the settings to exclude it from scanning.
Note You need administrative rights to change the settings.
The working folder for the installation package is usually found in the user's default Application Data location (with the name, 'Desktopicon') and may contain a configuration file, an icon file and an executable file.
The optional shortcut may accompany a useful/ legitimate/ desired application installer, which the user wants to install. To do so, the user is recommended to uncheck the "ebay icon" check box during the installation process, to prevent the shortcut from installing.
Date Created: 2010-03-02 09:03:18.0
Date Last Modified: 2010-03-02 09:36:47.0