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February 8, 2007 4:02:02 AM
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 7, 2015 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 4, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 7, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 8, 2006
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