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February 13, 2007 11:47:37 AM
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
File Names:
ss_setup.exe spywarestrike.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


SpywareStrike 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.


Your Symantec program detects SpywareStrike.


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 9, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 9, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2006
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