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WS.Viral.1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 27, 2009
Updated:
May 26, 2010 8:18:36 AM
Type:
Other
Systems Affected:
Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
WS.Viral.1 is a cloud based detection for files that are unclassified threats.

A file flagged by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to be an unclassified malicious threat and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 27, 2009
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 27, 2009
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 27, 2009
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 27, 2009
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 1, 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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