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PUA.Downloader

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 16, 2014
Updated:
July 17, 2014 2:13:10 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Solaris, Mac OS X, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Linux, Windows 2000
PUA.Downloader is a generic detection for many individual Security Risks that share the primary functionality of downloading content and 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 July 16, 2014 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 16, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 17, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 16, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2014
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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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