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Posted: April 15, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 32
First Seen: December 11, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adware.Apropos is an adware program that displays banner adverts and sends personal user information to a central server where hackers can access it. Adware.Apropos uses shareware and freeware programs to enter the computer system before creating havoc. Adware.Apropos will monitor Internet activity and display extremely annoying popups and banners which falsely claim that the website the user is browsing is corrupt. Adware.Apropos should be terminated and not given any leeway to do its dirty work.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:

CP.AMS File name: CP.AMS
Size: 90.11 KB (90112 bytes)
MD5: 262cf7ebd18bdbc6d08a0afe1339b326
Detection count: 85
Mime Type: unknown/AMS
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009