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Risk Level 1: Very Low

March 30, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:20:27 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

When a file is detected as infected with W32.Netsky.Q@mm.enc, it indicates that it is a Base64-encoded file that contains the W32.Netsky.Q@mm worm. For additional information, read the document, What is an .enc detection, as well as the W32.Netsky.Q@mm write-up.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 30, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 30, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 30, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Fergal Ladley

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