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SpywareQuake

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:07 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Version:
2.0
Publisher:
spywarequake.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
%UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\SpywareQuake 2.0.lnk %Use
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


SpywareQuake is a Security Risk that is installed without user notification or consent by a Trojan.

Symptoms


One or more files detected as SpywareQuake.

Transmission


This risk is commonly downloaded by Trojans, but may also be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 29, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 29, 2006
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