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  4. Fake App Attack: Fake AV Attack 4

Fake App Attack: Fake AV Attack 4

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 attempt to malicious requests performed by certain FakeAV applications.

Additional Information

This signature detects malicious requests performed by FakeAV applications which in turn act as downloader stubs to Misleading applications getting installed.

Affected

  • N/A

Response

N/A
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