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VirusBurst

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

Behavior

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 September 6, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 24, 2012 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 24, 2012 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 6, 2006
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