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Risk Level 2: Low

January 19, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:32:07 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Bropia.A [Computer Assoc, Bropia.A [F-Secure], IM-Worm.Win32.VB.a [Kaspersky , W32/Bropia.worm [McAfee], W32/Bropia-A [Sophos], WORM_BROPIA.A [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Bropia is a worm that spreads via Microsoft's MSN Messenger instant message program and drops a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Note: Virus definitions version 70119ao (extended version 2005/1/19 rev. 40) or greater are required to detect both threats.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 19, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 19, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 19, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama

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