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PUA.PCHealthAdvisor

Updated:
June 23, 2015 2:18:33 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
PC Health Advisor
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.PCHealthAdvisor 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 PCHealthAdvisor.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 28, 2014 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 10, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 29, 2014
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