Ares

Ares is a P2P program that may be bundled with other adware infections. It can slow down the network in a network organization. Ares is a P2P program that may be bundled with other adware infections. It can slow down the network in a network organization.0

General information:

Malware Name:Ares
Malware Type:P2P Program
Company Name:SourceForge.net
Company URL:http://aresgalaxy.sourceforge.net/
Threat Level:Moderate Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

SourceForge.net provides you the software Ares that is a free open source file sharing program that enables users to share any digital file including images, audio, video, software, documents, etc. You may now easily publish your files through the Ares decentralized network. As a member of the virtual community, you can search and download just about any file shared by other users. With Ares you can also join chat rooms or host your channel and meet new friends.

Spyware Description:

Ares is a P2P program that may be bundled with other adware infections. It can slow down the network in a network organization. Ares is a P2P program that may be bundled with other adware infections. It can slow down the network in a network organization.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It is a P2P program which can slow down the network in a network organization. -> It can be bundled with other spyware/adware products.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Ares
bingSearch at Bing for Ares
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Ares

Processes Running:

Ares.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\Ares\data\GUI\General\tabsBitmap.bmpunknown
C:\Program Files\Ares\data\GUI\OsThemes\searchstars.bmpunknown
C:\Program Files\Ares\lang\Japanese.txtunknown

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\Ares
C:\Program Files\Ares\lang

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AresURLInfoAbout0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AresURLUpdateInfo0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AresUninstallString0