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PCPrivacyTool

Updated:
July 26, 2007 2:39:02 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PCPrivacyTool
Version:
1.0.5.0
Publisher:
Locus Software
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

PCPrivacyTool 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.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 25, 2007 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 22, 2011 revision 048
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 25, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 23, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2007
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