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Trojan.FakeAV!gen90

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 5, 2012
Updated:
November 1, 2012 3:24:20 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.FakeAV!gen90 is a heuristic detection for files that may be members of the Trojan.FakeAV family of Trojans.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 5, 2012 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 5, 2012 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 5, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 5, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 11, 2012
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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
  • Payload: Displays fake warnings and alerts.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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