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Risk Level 2: Low

August 5, 2012
April 15, 2013 4:44:57 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Changeup!gen19 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the W32.Changeup family of threats.

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Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 5, 2012 revision 035
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 5, 2012 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 6, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 6, 2012 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 8, 2012
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Threat Assessment


  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy


  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Downloads more threats on to the compromised computer.


  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable and mapped drives.
  • Target of Infection: Remotely exploitable vulnerability.
    File-sharing programs.
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