By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 1
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: November 23, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

WinAd is adware that may show unwanted pop-up ads and messages on the computer system. The pop-up messages and ads of WinAd were created most probably for promotional intentions, and they may be used to advertise numerous suspicious websites. Computer users may start receiving pop-up messages and ads of WinAd if their computer systems are infected with adware. WinAd may slow down the PC and show pop-up ads and messages or banners on every website the computer user visits. WinAd may cause a variety of computer problems on the PC. WinAd may usually spread and enter the PC through packaged free programs that computer users can download from unreliable download websites.


6 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Symantec Adware.ZangoSearch
Sunbelt Zango.setup (v)
Sophos WinAd
McAfee potentially unwanted program Adware-ZangoSA
Fortinet Adware/Zango
AVG Adware Generic2.IKC

SpyHunter Detects & Remove WinAd

File System Details

WinAd may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. zangosahook.dll 39f9ebbfd81d7b4760483d10c76db635 0

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