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HTTP Malware Alarm Install

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.


This signature detects the attempted installation of MalwareAlarm, a known misleading application.

Additional Information

This application, when executed, scans the computer and displays exaggerated reports of errors on the computer.


  • Windows


Visit the Symantec Security Response Website for removal instructions.
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