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Trojan.FakeAV!gen2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 5, 2009
Updated:
September 4, 2012 1:42:40 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.FakeAV!gen2 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal themselves from antivirus software. Samples detected as Trojan.FakeAV!gen2 are likely to belong to the Trojan.FakeAV family of Trojans.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.FakeAV

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 5, 2009 revision 021
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 26, 2011 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 5, 2009 revision 023
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 27, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 7, 2009
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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