Posted: May 24, 2013
The following fields listed on the Threat Meter containing a specific value, are explained in detail below:
Threat Level: The threat level scale goes from 1 to 10 where 10 is the highest level of severity and 1 is the lowest level of severity. Each specific level is relative to the threat's consistent assessed behaviors collected from SpyHunter's risk assessment model.
Detection Count: The collective number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular malware threat. The detection count is calculated from infected PCs retrieved from diagnostic and scan log reports generated by SpyHunter.
Volume Count: Similar to the detection count, the Volume Count is specifically based on the number of confirmed and suspected threats infecting systems on a daily basis. High volume counts usually represent a popular threat but may or may not have infected a large number of systems. High detection count threats could lay dormant and have a low volume count. Criteria for Volume Count is relative to a daily detection count.
Trend Path: The Trend Path, utilizing an up arrow, down arrow or equal symbol, represents the level of recent movement of a particular threat. Up arrows represent an increase, down arrows represent a decline and the equal symbol represent no change to a threat's recent movement.
% Impact (Last 7 Days): This demonstrates a 7-day period change in the frequency of a malware threat infecting PCs. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
|First Seen:||May 24, 2013|
|Last Seen:||March 31, 2023|
Driver Performer is a rogue system optimization application that attempts to trick attacked PC users into purchasing a full version of a software product to repair supposed registry errors and hard drive issues. Driver Performer states to enhance the computer's speed by removing unnecessary entries on the hardware. Once installed on a corrupted PC, Driver Performer will be configured to run automatically every time a computer user starts Windows. Driver Performer will then press the victimized PC user to scan the computer to check it for potential security threats and system errors. Driver Performer will then detect numerous computer threats and system errors that it declares it cannot fix until the PC user purchases the security program. Driver Performer is not capable of detecting or removing any hard drive problems and system errors. The main purpose of Driver Performer is to dupe affected computer users into spending money on the so-called full version of bogus security tool. Driver Performer will also display fake error messages to announce the target PC user that the computer has been infected with various security threats. Do not believe anything related to Driver Performer because it is not a reliable system optimizer. Driver Performer should be removed from the targeted PC with a decent anti-malware application.
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