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Adware.Windupdates

Updated:
January 24, 2007 8:49:01 AM
Type:
Adware
Infection Length:
Varies
Risk Impact:
High
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000

Behavior

Adware.Windupdates is a program that downloads other security risks onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2017 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 19, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 16, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 20, 2005
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