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Adware.GoonSquad!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 10, 2014
Updated:
February 10, 2014 11:50:04 AM
Type:
Adware
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Adware.GoonSquad!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect risks associated with the Adware.GoonSquad family of risks.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 10, 2014 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 12, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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