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PUA.Gen.2

Updated:
January 2, 2015 10:16:46 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac, Windows

Behavior

PUA.Gen.2 is a generic detection for many individual but varied potentially unwanted applications for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many potentially unwanted applications that share similar characteristics.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 22, 2017 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 22, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2014
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