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PUA.SearchProtect!gen2

Updated:
July 21, 2015 1:44:29 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Name:
Search Protect
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.SearchProtect!gen2 is a heuristic detection used to detect variants of PUA.SearchProtect.

Note: Virus definitions dated June 26, 2015 or earlier detect this threat as SearchProtect!gen2.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2015
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 16, 2018 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 26, 2015
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 17, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 1, 2015
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