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Risk Level 2: Low

September 1, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:44:07 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Theals.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself as password protected .zip file. The worm is also able to spread across the local network by exploiting vulnerabilities and can hide itself using rootkit functionalities. The worm steals confidential information and WebMoney files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 2, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 13, 2015 revision 039
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 2, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 7, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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