Adware of this family downloads other applications at URLs coded in the body of the adware. The adware often uses virus-like techniques to appear on the user’s computer in a hidden way. It also collects and transmits various marketing-related information about the user.
Geographical distribution of attacks by the AdWare.Win32.ELEX family
Top 10 countries with most attacked users (% of total attacks)
* Percentage among all unique Kaspersky Lab users worldwide attacked by this adware