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W32.Pilleuz!gen15

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 18, 2010
Updated:
November 19, 2010 7:25:00 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Pilleuz!gen15 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 November 18, 2010 revision 056
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 18, 2010 revision 056
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 19, 2010 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 19, 2010 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 24, 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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