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PUA.SpeedUpMyPc

Updated:
June 29, 2015 8:24:12 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
SpeedUpMyPc
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Behavior

PUA.SpeedUpMyPc is a potentially unwanted application that displays misleading information about issues it claims are slowing down the computer. It may then ask the user to pay to fix the issues.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 3, 2015 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 3, 2015 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2014
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