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PUA.PCOptimizerPro

Updated:
June 23, 2015 4:39:17 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
PCOptimizerPro
Version:
1.0.1.1
Publisher:
Xportsoft Technologies
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.PCOptimizerPro 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 PCOptimizerPro.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 5, 2015 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2018 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 5, 2015 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 7, 2015
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