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W32.Mabezat.B!inf

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 1, 2007
Updated:
December 1, 2007 2:29:46 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Mabezat.B!inf is a detection for executable files infected by W32.Mabezat.B.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2007 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 27, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2007 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 27, 2013 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 5, 2007
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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
  • Modifies Files: Encrypts certain files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Removable drives and network shares protected by weak passwords.
  • Target of Infection: Executables files.
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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