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W32.Changeup!gen32

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 30, 2012
Updated:
April 15, 2013 4:32:13 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Changeup!gen32 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the W32.Changeup family of threats.

Other resources
For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Changeup

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 30, 2012 revision 036
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 30, 2012 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 31, 2012 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 31, 2012 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 2, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

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

Damage

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

Distribution

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