Spyaxe

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:33 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
2602431 bytes;1396736 bytes
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
spyaxe_setup.exe spyaxe.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Spyaxe is a Security Risk that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the compromised computer. The risk then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Spyaxe.

Transmission



This security risk maybe manually downloaded and installed or installed maliciously by another threat, Trojan.Spaxe.

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 30, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 4, 2006
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