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ETDScanner

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:49:18 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Version:
2.0
Publisher:
etdscanner.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
etdscanner.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior


ETDScanner is a Security Risk that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as ETDScanner.

Transmission


This risk must 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 30, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 5, 2006
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