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W32.Opanki.D

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 21, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:42:31 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Win32.Pakes [Kaspersky , W32/Opanki.worm [McAfee], WORM_OPANKI.Y [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Opanki.D is a worm that connects to a remote server and sends a malicious URL through AOL Instant Messenger.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to July 21, 2005 detect this threat as W32.Allim.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 21, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 21, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 27, 2005
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Dong Hoon Lee

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