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W32.Pholdicon

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 18, 2013
Updated:
August 7, 2014 3:20:25 PM
Also Known As:
W32/SillyFDC-LP [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
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
W32.Pholdicon is a worm that downloads potentially malicious files and spreads through network shares and removable media.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2015 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 18, 2013 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 21, 2015 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 25, 2013
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Writeup By: Takayoshi Nakayama, Roberto Sponchioni

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