- February 13, 2007 11:47:04 AM
- First 4 Internet Ltd.
- Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
SecurityRisk.First4DRM is a rootkit that hides any processes, files, folders, or registry subkeys that start with the following string:
- This rootkit was designed to hide a legitimate application, but it can be used to hide other objects, including malicious software.
- Customers running Norton Internet Security 2005 AntiSpyware Edition, programs from the Norton 2006 line of products, and Symantec AntiVirus Corporate Edition 10.x can make use of the product's remediation functionality to remove this risk.
Any processes, files, folders, or registry subkeys that start with or are renamed to start with the following string are hidden from view:
This security risk is part of the XCP software present on some Sony BMG content-protected music CDs. When a CD containing this software is started from a CD-ROM, the security risk is automatically installed on the compromised computer.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version November 8, 2005
Latest Rapid Release version October 7, 2013 revision 006
Initial Daily Certified version November 8, 2005
Latest Daily Certified version October 7, 2013 revision 009
Initial Weekly Certified release date November 8, 2005
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