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W32.Bropia.J

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 2, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:33:01 PM
Also Known As:
WORM_BROPIA.F [Trend Micro], W32/Bropia.worm.g [McAfee], Win32.Bropia.E [Computer Assoc
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Bropia.J is a worm that propagates using MSN Messenger and drops a variant of W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 2, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 2, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 2, 2005
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: High

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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