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SpywareStormer

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:47:46 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
901120
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
spywarestormer.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


SpywareStormer 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 SpywareStormer.

Transmission


This security risk must be manually downloaded and installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 21, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 21, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 25, 2006
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