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Posted: February 4, 2006

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 15
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adsponsor is an adware application that installs itself into Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object, thereby starting each time you launch your web browser. Once installed, Adsponsor will connect to remote servers and display popup and popunder adverts. It may also create system instability and slowdown.