> Viruses & Risks > Hacktool.Purpload


August 8, 2007 3:47:53 PM
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Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000


Hacktool.Purpload is a security risk that allows the loading of signed or unsigned drivers on the 64-bit version of Windows Vista.

This security risk must be manually installed.

For additional information about Hacktool.Purpload, please see the Driver Signing on Vista 64 Symantec Security Response Weblog.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2007 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 7, 2007 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 7, 2007 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2007 revision 039
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 8, 2007
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