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W32.Mandaph

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
April 28, 2008
Updated:
April 29, 2008 4:04:23 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Agent-GXN [Sophos], Troj/Dwnldr-IMK [Sophos], Troj/Koceg-B [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Mandaph is a worm that spreads through mapped and fixed drives and may download additional malware on to the compromised computer.

Note: Virus definitions dated April 28, 2008 or earlier detect this threat as Trojan.Dropper or Backdoor.Trojan.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 28, 2008 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 23, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 29, 2008 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 23, 2013 revision 009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 30, 2008
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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
  • Payload: May open a back door on the compromised computer.
    May download more malware on to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through removable drives.
Writeup By: Elia Florio

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