Adware in Google bar?

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by Jooske, Jun 12, 2004.

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  1. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

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    Wondering if other googlebar users found this program on their system too:
    WebEx in which is included Atmgr.
    In the webex.ini i see this thing
    recordaddress=http://pso1.webex.com/FileMgt/google/AdSense.wrf
    and the file getting my attention was
    webex\ieatgpc.dll
    Positive identification (DLL): Adware.WebEx (dll)
    File: c:\program files\webex\ieatgpc.dll
    Could be on the system quite some time.
    Google support ( "Google AdSense" <adsense-support@google.com ) says it has nothing to do with them, but they can't explain that ini file. Nor can they tell what happens if all that webex would be uninstalled.
    Since they're the only thing with auto-update and there is not any download/install file nowhere, one wonders.
    Of course the whole lot has been scanned through and never was reported by spybot nor adaware. KAV online scan alarms on it too now.
     
  2. Pigman

    Pigman Registered Member

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    To the best of my knowledge, I don't have it.
     
  3. bigc73542

    bigc73542 Retired Moderator

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    Did a search and could not find it on my machine. ;)
     
  4. Jooske

    Jooske Registered Member

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    Really wonder where it comes from. thanks for looking!
     
  5. Bubba

    Bubba Updates Team

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    Hey Jooske,

    I downloaded AdSense.wrf from the link you provided. The wrf extension stands for WebEx Recording Format (WRF). I then downloaded the WebEx player from webex.com in order to see if the AdSense.wrf file would display anything. What the file displayed was a short tutorial of how Googles AdSense could be used by Web site operators to generate revenue via ads. Why Google support said it had nothing to do with them puzzles me.
     

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