PSGuard

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:24 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Publisher:
psguard.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\PSGuard spyware remover.ln
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


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

Symptoms


One or more files detected as PSGuard.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 4, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 24, 2007 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 4, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 18, 2007 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 5, 2006
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