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W64.Xpiro

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 10, 2013
Updated:
November 13, 2013 12:42:34 PM
Type:
Virus
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W64.Xpiro is a detection for 64-bit executable files infected by W32.Xpiro.D.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 10, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 26, 2013 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 26, 2013 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 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: High
  • Payload: Redirects Web requests to alternative locations.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Attempts to infect files in removable and shared drives.
  • Target of Infection: Infects executable files.
Writeup By: Dumitru Stama

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