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W32.Wergimog.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 16, 2012
Updated:
May 18, 2012 1:55:57 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
94,208 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.Wergimog.B is a worm that attempts to spread through removable drives. It also opens a back door and may steal information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 16, 2012 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2012 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 24, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 23, 2012
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information related to FileZilla.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: High
Writeup By: Takashi Katsuki

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