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Trojan.Fakeavlock

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 21, 2012
Updated:
December 3, 2012 2:47:13 PM
Type:
Trojan
Infection Length:
450,560 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Trojan.Fakeavlock is a Trojan horse that locks applications making the computer unusable and attempts to convince the user to purchase software in order to remove non-existent malware or security risks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 20, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 23, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 20, 2012 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 23, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 27, 2012
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Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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