1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. PUA.CodeClean


June 8, 2015 12:05:55 PM
Misleading Application
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:


PUA.CodeClean is a potentially unwanted application described as a spyware removal utility that may give exaggerated reports about potential risks on the computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove th

Note: Definitions prior to June 8, 2015 may detect this threat as CodeClean.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 8, 2015 revision 008
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 29, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 8, 2015 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 31, 2007
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