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Trojan.FakeAV!gen3

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 13, 2009
Updated:
September 4, 2012 1:44:05 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.FakeAV!gen3 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!gen3 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 13, 2009 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 13, 2009 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 7, 2011 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 14, 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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