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DriveCleaner

Updated:
May 24, 2007 11:12:49 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Version:
1.10.19.0
Publisher:
Drive Cleaner, Inc
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior

DriveCleaner is a misleading application, which gives exaggerated reports of security and privacy risks on a computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported risks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 22, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 17, 2013 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 22, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 17, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 28, 2006
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