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PCCleaner

Updated:
July 30, 2007 4:20:28 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PC Cleaner 2007
Version:
1.1.2.46
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 July 30, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 15, 2014 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 31, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 15, 2014 revision 040
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 1, 2007
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