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WS.Emerging.3

WS.Emerging.3

Updated:
26 May 2010
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

WS.Emerging.3 is a cloud based detection for files that have the characteristics of an unclassified security risk.

A file detected by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to pose a security risk to users and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version 27 March 2009 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version 27 March 2009 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 01 April 2009
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A file detected by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to pose a security risk to users and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

This detection technology allows cloud-enabled Symantec products to leverage real-time protection against the latest risks to appear on the threat landscape. The technology receives input about the attributes of software files (applications, drivers, and DLLs) from multiple sources, including:

Disputes
If you believe that a program has been incorrectly classified by Symantec, then you may submit a dispute using this Web form .