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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
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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