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Kaspersky Lab Fixes Flashfake Removal Tool, Releases Updated Version

13 Apr 2012
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Kaspersky Lab has successfully fixed its free Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool. A bug was identified in the original version of the tool, which was first reported at approximately 17:40 MSK (GMT+4) on April 12. The tool was taken offline for maintenance.

A new version of the tool with the necessary updates was released at 3:30 MSK (GMT +4) on April 13. It is available now and fully operational.

Users can visit www.flashbackcheck.com to verify if they’re infected with Flashfake and use the Kaspersky Flashfake Removal Tool to disinfect their computers.

Customers who previously encountered problems with the Flashfake Removal Tool are encouraged to contact Kaspersky Lab’s technical support at http://support.kaspersky.com/helpdesk.html

Kaspersky Lab apologizes for any inconvenience caused by this issue. The company is focused on creating utilities to keep users safe from infection and will continue to improve its internal processes to prevent such errors from occurring in the future.

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