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Joke.Remove

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:30 AM
Type:
Joke
Publisher:
Telstar New Media
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Joke.Remove is a program that gives the user the option of deleting the Windows system folder. It pretends to delete this folder but in reality is only an advertisement for a video game.

Symptoms


Your Symantec product detects this threat as Joke.Remove.

Transmission


Joke.Remove is a stand-alone program that must be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 15, 2004
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