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W32.Greypac

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 2, 2012
Updated:
October 3, 2012 6:22:46 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
W32.Greypac is a worm that copies itself to shared Internet folders.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2012 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 24, 2014 revision 007
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 2, 2012 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2012
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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
  • Target of Infection: Shared Internet folders.
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Ling Zhou

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