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Threat LevelLow threat
DistributionNot widespread


AdBlock carries out the following actions:

  • AdBlock displays advertising on the screen. The advertisements could be associated to the products or services offered by the creator of the program or third-parties.

Means of transmission

AdBlock 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

AdBlock has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is written in the programming language Visual C++ 6.
  • It is 115792 bytes in size.