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PUA.Browseforthecause

Updated:
November 30, 2016 12:45:11 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Browse for the cause
Version:
1.0
Publisher:
Domain Web Developers
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.Browseforthecause is a potentially unwanted application that changes the default home page and search provider without consent. It may also display advertisements.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 30, 2016 revision 004
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 30, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 30, 2016 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 30, 2016 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 30, 2016
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