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Joke.FakeDel

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:33:40 AM
Type:
Joke
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


When Joke.FakeDel is executed, it pretends to delete the Windows folder and all its contents.

Symptoms


A file is detected as Joke.FakeDel.

Transmission


This joke consists of one file that must be manually executed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 28, 2017 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 18, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 28, 2017 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 18, 2003
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