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W32.Morto.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
9 July 2012
Updated:
21 September 2012 10:05:30 AM
Also Known As:
Worm.Win32.Fipp.a [Kaspersky], PE_MUSTAN.A [Trend]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Morto.B is a worm that spreads through removable drives and by using Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) connections. It also infects executable files found on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 9 July 2012 revision 049
  • Latest Rapid Release version 9 July 2012 revision 049
  • Initial Daily Certified version 10 July 2012 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version 10 July 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 11 July 2012
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Writeup By: Alan Neville
2015 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 20