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Madfinder

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Madfinder
Technical name:Adware/Madfinder
Threat level:Low
Type:Spyware
Subtype: Adware
Effects:  It attempts to download a file that goes memory resident and has adware functions.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

Detection updated on:Nov. 21, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Madfinder is an adware type program, which offers an application at the only cost of viewing a series of advertisements.

Madfinder attempts to download a DLL (dynamic link library) from the web address madfind.com. This library goes memory resident and has adware functions. However, the web address mentioned above is currently unavailable.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Madfinder is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.