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W32.Frethem.Gen@mm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:39:16 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Frethem.gen [AVP]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP


W32.Frethem.Gen@mm is a generic detection that detects variants of W32.Frethem.

NOTE: We suggest that you submit any files that are detected as W32.Frethem.Gen@mm to Symantec Security Response. For instructions on how to do this using Scan and Deliver, read the document How to submit a file to Symantec Secutiry Response using Scan and Deliver.

Removal tool
Symantec has provided a tool to remove infections of W32.Frethem@mm. Click here to obtain the tool. This is the easiest way to remove these threats and should be tried first.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2011 revision 052
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2002
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: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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