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W32.Murtinda

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 11, 2011
Updated:
August 11, 2011 3:14:22 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
754,176 bytes
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.Murtinda is a worm that spreads through removable drives.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 11, 2011 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 4, 2013 revision 040
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 11, 2011 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 17, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Spreads to removable drives.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Shared Drives: Copies itself to removable drives.
Writeup By: Alan Neville

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