1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. SpyFalcon


February 13, 2007 11:48:43 AM
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
2920485 Bytes;2929629 Bytes
Risk Impact:
File Names:
sfsetup.exe 1.exe


SpyFalcon is a security risk that is a rebranded version of another risk, Spyaxe. It may give exaggerated reports of threats on the compromised computer, and subsequently prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.


Your Symantec program detects SpyFalcon.


This security risk must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 1, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 24, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 26, 2015 revision 023
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2006
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