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SpySpotter

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:25 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Publisher:
spyspotter.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
spyspotterwebinstall.exe,SpySpotter.exe,spreg.dll,ResourceHelper.dll,EN.dll,Defender.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


SpySpotter 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 may be detcted as SpySpotter.

Transmission


The risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 16, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 16, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 21, 2006
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