Home Malware Programs Adware Adware:Win32/WhenU


Posted: February 8, 2013

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 78
First Seen: December 16, 2012
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adware:Win32/WhenU is an adware application that may display sponsored advertisements on the desktop of the affected computer. Adware:Win32/WhenU may install a browser search bar and a desktop search bar, or it may run without a user interface, or may also install a browser helper object (BHO) on the hacked web browser. Adware:Win32/WhenU contacts particular websites. Adware:Win32/WhenU is often packed with other software programs created by the same company. Adware:Win32/WhenU may offer an uninstaller that is displayed in the 'Add or Remove Programs' dialog under the names. Alternatively, the unistaller may be found in the directory that Adware:Win32/WhenU was installed in.

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:

9806683685a7a985a1d531947a538042 File name: 9806683685a7a985a1d531947a538042
Size: 1.64 MB (1641013 bytes)
MD5: 9806683685a7a985a1d531947a538042
Detection count: 95
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
vt-upload-MnR_9 File name: vt-upload-MnR_9
Size: 1.68 MB (1681976 bytes)
MD5: 3fcb3f3c49d7ac724bb10dc20323bc3b
Detection count: 90
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
6fb49ca9d6dd2df09218b5acde54ee4d File name: 6fb49ca9d6dd2df09218b5acde54ee4d
Size: 1.61 MB (1612696 bytes)
MD5: 6fb49ca9d6dd2df09218b5acde54ee4d
Detection count: 89
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
541ba06e1e07f45e13be3e6d57f3c2a0 File name: 541ba06e1e07f45e13be3e6d57f3c2a0
Size: 1.68 MB (1681936 bytes)
MD5: 541ba06e1e07f45e13be3e6d57f3c2a0
Detection count: 88
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
4de7514dcb92a61f10f3fd26f84c6490 File name: 4de7514dcb92a61f10f3fd26f84c6490
Size: 1.64 MB (1640959 bytes)
MD5: 4de7514dcb92a61f10f3fd26f84c6490
Detection count: 87
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 11, 2013
WhenUSearch File name: WhenUSearch
Group: Malware file
WhenU File name: WhenU
Group: Malware file
DaemonTools_WhenUSave_Installer File name: DaemonTools_WhenUSave_Installer
Group: Malware file
VVSN File name: VVSN
Group: Malware file