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PUA.OptimumPcBoost

Updated:
June 23, 2015 4:07:14 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
OptimumPcBoost
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Behavior

PUA.OptimumPcBoost 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 23, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as OptimumPcBoost.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 23, 2015 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 19, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 23, 2015 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 23, 2014
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