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PCCleaner

Updated:
April 28, 2015 10:45:46 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PC Cleaner
Version:
2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Behavior

PCCleaner is a misleading application, which gives exaggerated reports of security and privacy risks on a computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported risks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 24, 2015 revision 050
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 25, 2015 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2007
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