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PUA.ImproveSpeedPC

Updated:
June 24, 2015 8:35:59 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
ImproveSpeedPC
Version:
1.2.3.1
Publisher:
Pinery Limited
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.ImproveSpeedPC is a misleading application that displays exaggerated information about items that it claims are slowing down the computer. It then asks the user to pay to fix the issues.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 1, 2015 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 1, 2015 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 2015
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