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Trojan.Fakeavlock!gen2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 9, 2013
Updated:
December 9, 2013 1:41:11 PM
Type:
Trojan
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Fakeavlock!gen2 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the Trojan.Fakeavlock family of threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 9, 2013 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 9, 2013 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 9, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Misrepresents the security status of a computer and asks user to pay for software activation.
  • Causes System Instability: Performs actions that prevents the user from accessing certain programs on the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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