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W32.Munsilen

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 4, 2013
Updated:
December 4, 2013 5:07:14 PM
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.Munsilen is a worm that may perform malicious activities on the computer and spreads through removable media.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 4, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 4, 2013 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 4, 2013 revision 032
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 4, 2013 revision 032
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 11, 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
  • Modifies Files: Overwrites existing files on the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through removable media and network shares.
Writeup By: Mark Anthony Balanza

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