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PUA.SparksSysDiagnos

Updated:
December 13, 2017 6:13:00 PM
Type:
Potentially Unwanted App
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
System Diagnostic Tool
Version:
5.5.4 (a)
Publisher:
System Diagnostic Tool
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

PUA.SparksSysDiagnos is a potentially unwanted application that gives misleading information about issues on the computer. It then asks the user to pay to fix the issues.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 12, 2017 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 20, 2017 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 12, 2017 revision 006
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 21, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 13, 2017
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