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Threat LevelModerate threat
DistributionNot widespread


PowerClean carries out the following actions:

  • PowerClean displays advertising on the screen using any means: pop-ups, banners, changes to the browser home page or search page, etc. The advertisements could be associated to the products or services offered by the creator of the program or third-parties.


Means of transmission 

PowerClean does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Further Details  

PowerClean has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is written in the programming language Visual C++ 7.
  • It is 45056 bytes in size.