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Virus-Kill

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:54 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Virus-Kill is a potentially unwanted application that may use aggressive marketing techniques. There may be a number of versions from the same vendor that may vary in behaviour.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Virus-Kill.

Transmission


Virus-Kill can be manually installed or installed through unrelated Trojans that drop the application as part of their payload.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 7, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 8, 2006
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