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W32.Antinny.K

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 30, 2004
Updated:
March 31, 2004 5:35:06 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
357888 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Antinny.K is a malicious worm that propagates through a Japanese file sharing application.

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 31, 2004
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: Medium
  • Releases Confidential Info: Makes personal information available for download by others through the Winny application.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Shared Drives: Attempts to spread through the Winny P2P network.
  • Target of Infection: Users of Winny.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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