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Joke.Removal

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:35:26 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Joke.Removal is a joke program that presents a user with a fake removal screen, with only one option—to remove a list of programs.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Joke.Removal.

Transmission


Joke.Removal is a stand-alone program that requires manual execution.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 4, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2003
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