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PUA.WinZix

Updated:
June 29, 2015 10:22:38 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
Winzix
Publisher:
Winzix
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.WinZix is a potentially unwanted application that may download other programs on to the computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as WinZix

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 July 10, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 11, 2007
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