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Joke.Poltergeist

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:50 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Joke.Poltergeist is a joke program that allows a remote user to perform actions on the compromised computer.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Joke.Poltergeist.

Transmission


This security risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 17, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 17, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 18, 2006
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