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WS.Emerging.1

Updated:
May 21, 2010 11:27:32 AM
Type:
Other
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

WS.Emerging.1 is a cloud based detection for files that have the characteristics of an unclassified security risk.

A file detected by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to pose a security risk to users and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2009
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 27, 2009
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2009 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 27, 2009 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2009
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