Published Nov 01, 2006 | Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Adload

High |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

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Summary

TrojanDownloader:Win32/Adload is a trojan written in Visual Basic that downloads a file named "drsmartload.exe" from http://*.dollarrevenue.com/* and then executes it. The trojan disables Windows' proxy settings. The downloaded "drsmartload.exe" file also acts as a downloader, but as this file is stored remotely, its functionality can be changed at any time.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. Use Microsoft Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, the Microsoft Safety Scanner, or another up-to-date scanning and removal tool to detect and remove this threat and other unwanted software from your computer. For more information on Microsoft security products, see http://www.microsoft.com/protect/products/computer/default.mspx.
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