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W32.Downadup!autorun

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 7, 2009
Updated:
January 7, 2009 6:09:47 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Downadup!autorun is a detection for the autorun.inf files dropped by variants of W32.Downadup.

Note: For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Downadup

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 7, 2009 revision 024
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 7, 2009 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 7, 2009 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 7, 2009 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 14, 2009
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 10+
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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