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PUA.DoctorPC

Updated:
June 12, 2015 1:24:27 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
DoctorPC
Version:
1.0.0.1
Publisher:
CrossRider
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.DoctorPC 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: Definitions prior to June 12, 2015 may detect this threat as DoctorPC.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2015 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2015 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 25, 2015
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