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WorldAntiSpy

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:28 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Publisher:
WorldAntiSpy
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
WorldAntiSpy.exe Setup.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


WorldAntiSpy 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


Your Symantec program detects WorldAntiSpy

Transmission


This security risk is manually downloaded and installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2008 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 12, 2006
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