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SpywareCleaner

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:30 AM
Publisher:
SpywareCleaner
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Spyware Cleaner.lnk %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Spyware Cleaner\Spywa
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


SpywareCleaner 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 SpywareCleaner.

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 October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 18, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 18, 2006
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