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W32.Waledac.D!gen3

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 12, 2013
Updated:
February 12, 2013 11:07:33 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Waledac.D!gen3 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with W32.Waledac.D.

Note: Virus definitions dated January 8, 2013 or earlier detect this threat as Downloader.Puzby!gen3.

For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Waledac

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 12, 2013 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 12, 2013 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 12, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 12, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 13, 2013
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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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