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W32.Changeup!gen44

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 1, 2013
Updated:
August 1, 2013 5:12:32 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Changeup!gen44 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 August 1, 2013 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 13, 2013 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 1, 2013 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 14, 2013 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 7, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

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.
Writeup By: Andrea Lelli

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