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June 24, 2015 9:59:04 AM
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP


PUA.PremiumSMSScam is a potentially unwanted application that requires a user to send an SMS to a premium-rate number in order to install software which is readily available for free.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 23, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as PremiumSMSScam.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 10, 2015 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 27, 2011 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 11, 2015 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 2, 2011
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