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W32.Pilleuz!gen38

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 10, 2013
Updated:
May 10, 2013 10:34:24 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Pilleuz!gen38 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the W32.Pilleuz family of threats.


Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 9, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 9, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 10, 2013 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version May 10, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 15, 2013
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Threat Assessment

Wild

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

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through file-sharing programs, instant messaging and removable drives.
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