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W32.Induc.A

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 18, 2009
Updated:
August 19, 2009 3:24:54 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Induc-A [Sophos], W32/Induc [McAfee], PE_INDUC.A [Trend], W32/Induc-B [Sophos], W32/Induc.A [F-Secure]
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Induc.A is a virus that adds itself to the Delphi compilation process so that all files compiled with Delphi will also be infected.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 18, 2009 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 26, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 19, 2009 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 26, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 19, 2009
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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: Low
  • Payload: Infects Delphi files at compilation.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Liam O Murchu

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