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New.net has the following effects:
Note:LSP (Layered Service Provider) is a Windows feature that is used to listen to all the TCP/IP traffic taking place between Internet and the applications that are accessing Internet (such as the web browser, the email client, etc.).
Within this structure, a number of programs are specified. Such programs will carry out certain actions over the TCP/IP traffic; for example, it could be specified a computer security program, which analyses the traffic in search for viruses or other threats before transferring it to the final application of the traffic.
However, this structure can also be used by adware and spyware programs, in order to intercept the communication across the Internet, and, what is worse, if they are deleted without taking precautions, the Internet connection will stop working indefinitely.
New.net creates a file with a variable name, generally in the Windows directory. This file is a dynamic link library (DLL), called NEWDOTNETx_xx.DLL, where x_xx is the version number.
New.net creates the following entry in the Windows Registry:
Spyware programs are usually included in free applications downloaded from the Internet. These programs are installed on the affected computer, sometimes without user consent, without warning users that these programs will collect user details.
New.net is usually included in peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
New.net is 90,112 bytes in size.