1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Pilleuz!gen4

W32.Pilleuz!gen4

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 3, 2010
Updated:
March 3, 2010 1:57:51 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Pilleuz!gen4 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Pilleuz family.

For more information, please read the following resources:
W32.Pilleuz
The Mariposa Butterfly
The Mariposa / Butterfly Bot Kit
Jailing the Butterfly

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version pending
  • Latest Rapid Release version pending
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2010 revision 033
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2010 revision 033
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 3, 2010
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 17
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver