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SpywareHound

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:27 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Version:
3.0
Publisher:
spywarehound.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Spywarehound.lnk %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Spywarehound\Spywarehoun
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


SpywareHound 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 SpywareHound.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 12, 2006
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