> Viruses & Risks > PUA.ChangeDNS


December 3, 2014 4:18:55 PM
Potentially Unwanted App
Risk Impact:
Systems Affected:
Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP


PUA.ChangeDNS is a generic detection for many individual Security Risks that share the primary functionality of altering DNS settings without permission and for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against many Security Risks that share similar characteristics.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 22, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 24, 2014 revision 035
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 23, 2016 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2014
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