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W32.Qakbot!conf2

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 22, 2011
Updated:
November 2, 2012 9:16:34 AM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
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.Qakbot!conf2 is a detection for configuration files that are used by the W32.Qakbot family of worms.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 23, 2011 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 23, 2011 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2012 revision 020
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 23, 2011
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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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