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PUA.VirusBurst

Updated:
June 29, 2015 10:36:44 AM
Also Known As:
SpyDawn [Sophos]
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
SpyLock; SpyLocked; Spy dawn; Spydawn.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior

PUA.VirusBurst is a misleading application that is installed without user notification or consent by a Trojan.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as VirusBurst.

Note:
It has been reported that this misleading application may also be distributed under the name SpyLocked.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 26, 2015 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 6, 2006
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