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March 1, 2007 5:24:43 PM
Also Known As:
SpyDawn [Sophos]
Potentially Unwanted App
SpyLock; SpyLocked; Spy dawn; Spydawn.com
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


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

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 February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 6, 2006
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