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W32.Ackantta!gen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 27, 2010
Updated:
January 28, 2010 8:50:19 AM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Ackantta!gen is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Ackantta@mm family.


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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 28, 2010 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2010 revision 025
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 3, 2010
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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

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
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