Adware/Hawks!Android

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Adware/Hawks!Android is classified as a type of adware.
Adware is any software package that automatically displays advertisements while the program is running. Adware is often not malicious, but unwanted, and a user is often unaware of its being installed on the local machine.
The Fortinet Antivirus Analyst Team is constantly updating our descriptions. Please check the FortiGuard Encyclopedia regularly for updates.

recommended-action-logoRecommended Action

  • Make sure that your FortiGate/FortiClient system is using the latest AV database.
  • Quarantine/delete files that are detected and replace infected files with clean backup copies.

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Detection Availability

FortiGate
Extended
FortiClient
FortiMail
FortiSandbox
FortiWeb
Web Application Firewall
FortiIsolator
FortiDeceptor
FortiEDR

Version Updates

Date Version Detail
2023-11-05 91.08523
2023-11-01 91.08413
2023-10-14 91.07861
2023-09-30 91.07436
2023-09-29 91.07414
2023-09-22 91.07205
2023-08-28 91.06451
2023-08-16 91.06081
2023-08-11 91.05940
2023-05-04 91.02961