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Jul 11, 2014

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Trojan.FakeAV!gen126 is a heuristic detection for files that may be members of the Trojan.FakeAV family of Trojans.

Initial Daily Certified version of virus definitions for Norton security products was released on July 10, 2014 revision 009. It should be noted that users with the older versions of Norton Internet Security are limited to Daily LiveUpdate definitions. For more information, go to the page where the are described virus definitions available for Norton products.

Trojan.FakeAV!gen126 Threat Assessment
Wild LevelMedium
Number of Infections50 - 999
Number of Sites10+
Geographical DistributionMedium
Threat ContainmentEasy
Damage LevelMedium
Distribution LevelLow

According to the Symantec Threat Severity Assessment, overall risk of Trojan.FakeAV!gen126 is now categorized as «Very Low» — poses little threat to users; rarely even makes headlines; no reports in the wild. Read more about Threat Severity Assessment.

More information about Trojan.FakeAV!gen126, you can find on the official site of Symantec Corporation, where in addition to useful information you can find technical details and removal instructions:

It is also recommended to read the article Network security threats, where you can find a brief description and explanation of the most dangerous security threats plus a few simple tips on how to protect your personal computer from them.

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