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SpywareRemovalWizard

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:50:58 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


SpywareRemovalWizard 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 SpywareRemovalWizard.

Transmission


This risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 15, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 15, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 16, 2006
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