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W32.Led@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 22, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:52:17 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Fagled@MM, Win32.Fagled
Type:
Worm

W32.Led is a mass mailing worm that spreads using Microsoft Outlook, mIRC, and Microsoft Messenger. It searches the infected computer for email addresses. It also searches for .vbs files, and after creating a list of them, it runs each file that it found.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 23, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 23, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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