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PUA.PCSpeedClean

Updated:
June 24, 2015 9:55:55 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
PCSpeedClean
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

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

Note: Virus definitions dated June 23, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as PCSpeedClean.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 24, 2014 revision 034
  • 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 November 26, 2014
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