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W32.Qakbot!job

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 3, 2011
Updated:
November 2, 2012 9:36:46 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
334 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Qakbot!job is a detection for Windows Scheduler .job files that are created by variants of the W32.Qakbot family of worms.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 3, 2011 revision 007
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 3, 2011 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 3, 2011 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 3, 2011 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 8, 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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