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VirusRescue

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:08 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Version:
3.0.1
Publisher:
www.virusrescue.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


VirusRescue 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 VirusRescue

Transmission


This risk is must be manually installed, but may also be downloaded by Trojans.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 19, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 20, 2006
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