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W32.Flamer.B!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 17, 2012
Updated:
October 30, 2012 5:17:19 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Flamer.B!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Flamer and W32.Flamer.B families.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 17, 2012 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 17, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 17, 2012 revision 019
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 17, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 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
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