PUA.Gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 6, 2013
Updated:
August 7, 2013 12:07:37 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
PUA.Gen is a generic detection for many individual but varied Security Risks for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many Security Risks that share similar characteristics.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 1, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 27, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 1, 2013 revision 034
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 27, 2014 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 7, 2013
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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

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