Know your Malware: VirtuMundo Removal

VirtuMundo, also known as VirtualMundo and VirtuMonde, is a widely spread adware parasite that downloads from the Internet and displays large amount of unsolicited pop-up advertisements. The threat regularly contacts predetermined web sites to receive ads and additional instructions. VirtuMundo is bundled with some parasites and advertising-supported programs. It can also be manually installed. The threat automatically runs on every Windows startup.

Related files: sysupd.exe, windowsupd1.exe

VirtuMundo properties:
Shows commercial adverts
Connects itself to the internet
Hides from the user
Stays resident in background Remove VirtuMundo, removal instructions

Linked by shanmuga Wednesday, 19th October 2005 1:21AM