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W32.Erkez.A@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 19, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:21:35 PM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Zafi [Kaspersky], W32/Zafi@MM [McAfee], W32/Zafi-A [Sophos], WORM_ZAFI.A [Trend], Win32.Zafi.A [Computer Associa
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Erkez.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to the email addresses found on an infected computer.


Note:
  • The worm has an MD5 value of 0X3D18BAED7648F91B8528CD4AB57931A4.
  • Symantec Consumer products that support the Worm Blocking functionality automatically detect this threat as it attempts to spread.



Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 19, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 19, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 19, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Paul Mangan

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