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SystemDefender

Updated:
September 21, 2007 1:10:36 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
SystemDefender
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

SystemDefender is a misleading application that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer. The program then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 24, 2014 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 21, 2007 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 26, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 26, 2007
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