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SecShieldFraud!gen9

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 5, 2012
Updated:
October 5, 2012 11:30:05 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
SecShieldFraud!gen9 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with SecurityShieldFraud.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 5, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 10, 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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.

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