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Antivermins

Updated:
May 31, 2007 6:45:50 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

Antivermins 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.

Note: Definitions before May 18, 2007 may detect this security risk as VirusBurst.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 24, 2014 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 31, 2007 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 6, 2012 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 23, 2007
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