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PUA.PCSpeedUp

Updated:
June 24, 2015 10:14:20 AM
Type:
Misleading Application
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
PCSpeedUp
Version:
3.9.5.0
Publisher:
Optimal Software s.r.o
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.PCSpeedUp is a misleading application that displays exaggerated 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 PCSpeedUp.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 6, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 20, 2017 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 6, 2015
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 20, 2017 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 8, 2015
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