1. Symantec-Broadcom-Horizontal/
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  3. Attack Signatures/
  4. HTTP UCCPlay Misleading Apps Installation

HTTP UCCPlay Misleading Apps Installation

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.

Description

This signature detects installation attempts of security risks and misleading applications.

Additional Information

UCCPlay is known to install misleading applications such as VirusStop, ComClean, ClearPC, and MicroADSystem through malicious means. The misleading applications are typically installed without the user being prompted for confirmation.

Affected

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube