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Ad-Aware Reference File release 4/10/04 ... another one

Discussion in 'Virus & Other Malware Removal' started by winchester73, Apr 10, 2004.

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  1. winchester73

    winchester73 Thread Starter

    Aug 18, 2003
    Aaron has released another reference file today ... 4 hours after the last one. That makes 4 updates in 28 hours.


    A new reference file (01R284 10.04.2004) is now available.

    Here is a breakdown explaining what is included:

    Updated Items
    Softomate Toolbar
    VX2.BetterInternet (3 variants)

    Other Changes
    dbd.ath.cx is now listed as Litmus.

    The Windows Media Player Client ID is no longer shown.
    This feature ships disabled by default in the latest
    version of Windows Media Player.

    The following family name consolidations have
    taken place:

    A1 SexChat --> Edge Tech
    AAABestHomepage --> SecondThought
    Adblaster.minutiae toolbar --> AdBlaster
    AIFind, Alfa-Search, Edise, FastWebFinder, HotSearchBox, MadFinder --> CoolWebSearch
    Aveo Attune, HelpExpress --> Alset
    CashBar, Donation Tree --> CashSurfers
    CashToolBar, FeaturedResults --> BrowserAid
    ClickTillUWin --> Cydoor
    emes-x bho --> Favoriteman
    HitsLink --> Win32.Backdoor.Lixy.B
    HomepageWare --> eAcceleration
    Net Always --> WinPup32
    RemanentBHO --> BookedSpace
    SearchIt --> Softomate Toolbar
    SysWebSoft --> SysWeb-Telecom Dialer
    VX2.BC777(SiteHlprBHO) --> VX2.BetterInternet

    After updating, the detail-screen shows the following information:

    Reference Number : 01R284 10.04.2004
    Internal build : 212
    Total size : 1021643 Bytes
    Signature data size : 1004130 Bytes
    Reference data size : 17449 Bytes
    Signatures total : 22600
    Target categories : 10
    Target families : 447

    Thanks to everybody who submitted us files for evaluation!

    The Lavasoft Research & Development Team

    Additional Information
    You can use Webupdate to install the new reference file,
    or download it manually from here. And remember,
    if you think something needs to be sent to us for
    review, visit our submission site at

    Want reference file update notifications sent to your
    email address? Sign up for our free Reference File Notification
    service at http://www.lavasoftnews.com.
  2. dvk01

    dvk01 Moderator Malware Specialist

    Dec 14, 2002
    First Name:
    that is 3 in one day
  3. franca


    Aug 26, 2002
    Thanks winchester73.
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