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W32.Patorge

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 28, 2013
Updated:
January 29, 2014 4:13:31 PM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Patorge is detection for an infected file that drops a malicious executable file (Trojan.Zbot) onto the compromised computer. It may also infect other executable files.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zbot

Note: Virus definitions dated April 4, 2013 or earlier detect this threat as W32.Patorge!inf.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 28, 2013 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 5, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 29, 2013 revision 004
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 5, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 3, 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: Medium
  • Payload: Drops malicious executables.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Infects executable files.

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