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W32.Rotinom

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 11, 2011
Updated:
January 11, 2011 5:00:57 PM
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.Rotinom is a worm that spreads by copying itself to removable drives.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 11, 2011 revision 019
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 11, 2011 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 24, 2012 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 12, 2011
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: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through removable drives.
Writeup By: Kevin Savage

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