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PUA.DownloadSponsor

Updated:
June 26, 2015 8:51:29 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
DownloadSponsor
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.DownloadSponsor is a potentially unwanted application that bundles third party applications with it and may install them without the user's consent.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 26, 2015
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2015
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 28, 2017 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 1, 2015
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