MVPS HOSTS File Update [12-29-06]

Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.zip (125 kb)
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.txt (515 kb)
Note: the “text” version makes a good reference for determining possible
culprits

How To: Download and Extract the HOSTS file
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts2.htm

HOSTS File – Frequently Asked Questions
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hostsfaq.htm

Sign up for HOSTS file update notices
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm#contribute

Visit the Hosts News blog
http://msmvps.com/blogs/hostsnews/default.aspx

SpyBot Definition File Update 29.12.06

SpyBot Definition File Update 29.12.06
NOTE: THE ~BETA DEFINITIONS ARE FOR ADVANCED USERS ONLY!

Highlights of the currently available download:


Highlights of the new/added detections:
Adware
+ NSIS Media Extension
Hijacker
++ PartyPoker
Malware
+ ErrorSafe + PSW.WOW + Smitfraud-C. (3) + SystemDoctor2006
+ VirtuMonde
PUPS
+ AntiverminsPro ++ CyberDefender
Trojan
+ AnotherBOT + BPS Spyware Remover ++ CIOLE.Media.Extension
+ Dumaru (2) ++ GoldenRivieraCasinoLoader + LZIO.Small + QQRob (5) ++ War3z + WarezP2P (2) ++ Win32.Agent.At + Win32.Agent.uj
+ Win32.Bancos.zm + Win32.Banker.anv ++ Win32.Delf.acc
++ Win32.SdBot.azc ++ Win32.VB.atz (2) + Zlob.GoldCodec (3)
+ Zlob.KeyGenerator + Zlob.PornMagPass (2) + Zlob.PornPassManager ++ Zlob.SoftCodec + Zlob.VideoAccess (4)
+ Zlob.VideoActiveXObject (3)
Total: 346147 in fingerprints in 57026 rules for 2586 products.
NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as “bad checksum” it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!

Continue Immunizing until you see this screen:


A brief explanation of the differences in Immunzation between Windows XP and Windows 9x.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=1988

AumHa Forums Note:
Installation of the IE-Spyad list may disable some protections in SpyBot
and SpywareBlaster. Please check them and re-enable protections!
THOUGH IE-Spyad has not been updated in several months.

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R141] 27.12.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R141] 27.12.06
Please use the web update feature to obtain these latest definitions.
 
New definitions:
====================
Adware.Mirar+2
Adware.PluginDL +6
Adware.TrafficSol +3
BraveSentry +7
Win32.Hacktool.WinSpy +3
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Banload +19

Updated definitions:
====================
Adware.180Solutions.SeekmoSearchAssistant
Adware.BHO(generic) +2
Adware.NewWeb +3
Adware.Searchcolours
Adware.WebRebates +6
AntiVermins +2
Backdoor.Prorat.16 +2
BargainBuddy +4
ErrorSafe
PestCapture +2
PestTrap
PurityScan +2
Softomate Toolbar +3
SpywareSheriff +2
TopSearch +2
Virtumonde +3
VirusBurst
WebHancer
Win32.Backdoor.Agent +5
Win32.Backdoor.Agobot
Win32.Backdoor.PcClient +3
Win32.Backdoor.RBot +2
Win32.Bagle.B +3
Win32.Dialer.Trojan
Win32.Generic.PWS +13
Win32.Trojan.Agent +13
Win32.Trojan.Delf +2
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +37
Win32.Trojan.Klone +2
Win32.Trojan.MatrixHasYou +6
Win32.Trojan.Mirc +3
Win32.Trojan.Small
Win32.Trojan.Spy +11
Win32.TrojanClicker +4
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Adload +2
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Agent +11
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Delf +7
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Small +14
Win32.Trojandownloader.Zlob +4
Win32.TrojanDropper +3
Win32.TrojanProxy.Agent.dl +3
Win32.TrojanProxy.Small
Win32.Trojan-PSW.Lineage +9
Win32.TrojanSpy.Banker +76
Win32.Worm.Agobot.E +5
Win32.Worm.MSNMaker
Win32.Worm.Viking +6
Win32.Worm.Warezov +15
WinPopup +3
The MD5 checksum is:8f23c31600844f294c195e11057bc056


ADVANCED USERS *MAY* MANUALLY DOWNLOAD HERE

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R140] 18.12.06

Ad-aware Definition File Update [SE1R140] 18.12.06
Please use the web update feature to obtain these latest definitions.
 
New definitions:
====================
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Updated definitions:
====================
Adware.Agent +5
Adware.Allsum +2
Adware.BHO(generic) +8
Adware.CasClient +2
Adware.Eztracks +4
Adware.Henbang +2
Adware.Suggestor +3
Dialer
ErrorSafe +2
EzuLa +3
FakeAlert
Purityscan +3
Virtumonde +2
Win32.Backdoor.Agent +6
Win32.Generic.PWS +20
Win32.Trojan.Agent +2
Win32.Trojan.Delf +2
Win32.Trojan.Downloader +20
Win32.Trojan.Klone
Win32.Trojan.Spy
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Agent +2
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Delf +3
Win32.TrojanDownloader.Small
Win32.Trojandownloader.Zlob +5
Win32.TrojanDropper +5
Win32.Trojan-PSW.Lineage +4
Win32.TrojanSpy.Banker +24
Win32.TrojanSpy.Goldun +3
Win32.Worm.MSNMaker +2
Win32.Worm.Warezov +9
The MD5 checksum is: 37794ce5f906e4581968a57bb69dc2f2

SpyBot Definition File Update 08.12.06

Please Note Date!


 SpyBot Definition File Update 08.12.06
Please use the web update feature to obtain these latest definitions.
NOTE: The ~Beta Definitions are for ADVANCED USERS ONLY!
Highlights of the currently available download:

Highlights of the new/added detections:






Quote:

Adware
+ AdMoke (2) + AdSponsor + NCast (10)
Dialer
+ Prisparky
Hijacker
+ HappyToFind.Toolbar + MediaTickets
Malware
+ Ad-Protect + AV-Gold + CMFibula + CrawlwsToolbar
+ Fake.xpRecovery + FotosScreenSaver + MediaMotor (2) + PSCastor
+ Smitfraud-C. + SystemDoctor2006 + VirusBurst + VirusRescue
+ Warezov ++ Smitfraud-C.Toolbar888
PUPS
+ YazzleSudoku
Trojan
+ AnotherBOT + AstaKiller + Fraud.ProtectionBar + Hupigon + Kolweb.B ++ Papinha (2) + TagASaurus + VirtuMonde + Win32.Agent.baf
+ Win32.Banker.anv + Win32.Bzub.e + Win32.NLC + Win32.Small.lr
+ XPreload (3) + Zlob.EliteCodec + Zlob.FreeVideo.DVDCodec (2)
+ Zlob.GoldCodec (3) + Zlob.HQCodec + Zlob.HQvideo
+ Zlob.iCodecPack + Zlob.iMediaCodec + Zlob.IVideoCodec (3)
+ Zlob.JPEG-Encoder (2) + Zlob.KeyCodec + Zlob.MediaCodec
+ Zlob.MMediaCodec + Zlob.MPVideoCodec + Zlob.MyPassGenerator
+ Zlob.PerfectCodec (2) + Zlob.PornMagPass (2)
+ Zlob.PornPassManager + Zlob.PowerCodec (2) + Zlob.QualityCodec (2) + Zlob.SilverCodec (3) + Zlob.StrCodec (3) + Zlob.SuperCodec
+ Zlob.TrueCodec (2) ++ Zlob.Vcodec + Zlob.VidCodec (2)
+ Zlob.VideoAccess + Zlob.VideoCompressionCodec
+ Zlob.VideoKeyCodec (2) + Zlob.WinMediaCodec
+ Zlob.XpassGenerator + Zlob.XPasswordManager + Zlob.ZCodec
Total: 340797 fingerprints in 55352 rules for 2515 products.


NOTE: Choose the download mirror site closest to you!
If you receive error messages such as “bad checksum” it is due to heavy server traffic. Wait until later or tomorrow to avoid disappointment.

Don’t forget to re-immunize SpyBot once the new definitions are applied!

Continue Immunizing until you see this screen:


A brief explanation of the differences in Immunzation between Windows XP and Windows 9x.
http://forums.spybot.info/showthread.php?t=1988

SpyBot Updates History –
http://spybot.info/en/updatehistory/index.html
http://forums.spybot.info/forumdisplay.php?f=2

AumHa Forums Note:
Installation of the IE-Spyad list may disable some protections in SpyBot
and SpywareBlaster. Please check them and re-enable protections!

Supplemental Update – again, please use the web update featute to obtain these later definition files.