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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 7, 2010
September 4, 2012 3:02:45 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
Trojan.FakeAV!gen34 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.FakeAV family.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 7, 2010 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 7, 2010 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 7, 2010 revision 025
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 7, 2010 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 7, 2010
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 10+
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Lowers security settings on the compromised computer.
  • Causes System Instability: May perform actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.


  • Distribution Level: Low
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