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PUA.OpenCandy

Updated:
June 24, 2015 10:03:40 AM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista

Behavior

PUA.OpenCandy is a potentially unwanted application that includes offers for additional third-party applications during the installation process of legitimate applications.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 19, 2015 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 18, 2017 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 19, 2015 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 19, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 25, 2015
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