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SpyFalcon

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:43 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
2920485 Bytes;2929629 Bytes
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
sfsetup.exe 1.exe

Behavior



SpyFalcon is a security risk that is a rebranded version of another risk, Spyaxe. It may give exaggerated reports of threats on the compromised computer, and subsequently prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects SpyFalcon.

Transmission


This security risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 24, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 3, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 24, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 3, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2006
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