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W32.Virut!html

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 4, 2009
Updated:
August 27, 2012 12:08:13 PM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
251 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Virut!html is a generic detection for HTML files infected by variants of the W32.Virut family of viruses. It may contain the functionality to redirect users to a malicious Web site that may exploit the browser.

For more information, please see the following resources:
W32.Virut

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 4, 2009 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 4, 2009 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 11, 2009
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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