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|Effects: ||It attempts to download a file that goes memory resident and has adware functions.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 21, 2003|
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.
Madfinder is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.