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Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 31, 2007
June 1, 2007 4:08:41 AM
Also Known As:
W32/VB-DVR [Sophos], W32/Hooon.worm [McAfee], W32/VB-DVT [Sophos]
Infection Length:
40,960 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Alnuh is a worm that copies itself to removable drives and closes Registry Editor, Task Manager, Command Prompt and Folder Options of Windows Explorer running on English and Arabic Windows.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 31, 2007 revision 064
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 1, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 6, 2007
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga

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