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SpyShield

Updated:
July 6, 2007 10:50:39 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior

SpyShield is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer.

Also known as: SpyViper; SpyReaper

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 6, 2007 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 27, 2011 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 6, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2011 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 2007
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