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W32.Pilleuz!gen13

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 14, 2010
Updated:
October 14, 2010 10:47:30 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Pilleuz!gen13 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the W32.Pilleuz family of threats.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 14, 2010 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 14, 2010 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 14, 2010 revision 008
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 14, 2010 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 20, 2010
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Opens a back door

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through file-sharing programs, instant messaging and removable drives.

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