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  3. AgentSpyware


February 13, 2007 11:49:41 AM
Misleading Application
Agent Spyware Inc
Risk Impact:
File Names:
AgentSpyware.exe AdwareAlert.dll AgentSpyware.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows XP


AgentSpyware is a program that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the compromised computer. It will then prompt the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.


One or more files detected as AgentSpyware


This risk must be installed manually.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 16, 2016 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 20, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 16, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 24, 2006
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