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W32.Qakbot!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 23, 2009
Updated:
November 2, 2012 9:21:11 AM
Type:
Trojan, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
W32.Qakbot!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Qakbot families.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 23, 2009 revision 049
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 29, 2009 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 24, 2009 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 29, 2009 revision 048
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 30, 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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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