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  3. Joke.Gen

Joke.Gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 28, 2014
Updated:
July 28, 2014 6:26:45 PM
Type:
Other
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac, Solaris, Windows
Joke.Gen is a generic detection for many individual but varied joke programs for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many joke programs that share similar characteristics.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 23, 2017 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 23, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2014
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