1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. OSX.FakeCodec

OSX.FakeCodec

Updated:
February 4, 2013 12:32:24 PM
Type:
Adware
Infection Length:
72,835 Bytes
Name:
codec-M
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Mac OS X

Behavior

OSX.FakeCodec is a Safari Browser extension that may collect browsing information from the compromised computer in order to display advertisements.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 15, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 3, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 15, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 6, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Nino Fred Gutierrez

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver