Adware.Gen.2 is a generic detection for individual adware variations for which specific definitions have not been created. A generic detection is used because it protects against adware variations that share similar characteristics.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
Latest Rapid Release version September 22, 2016 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version July 28, 2014 revision 016
Latest Daily Certified version September 22, 2016 revision 025
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2014
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