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W32.Sality.AF

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 2, 2014
Updated:
January 4, 2014 1:26:23 AM
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
W32.Sality.AF is a virus that spreads by infecting executable files and attempts to download potentially malicious files from the Internet.

W32.Sality.AF is a minor variant of W32.Sality.AE.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 2, 2014 revision 023
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 2, 2014 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 3, 2014 revision 001
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 3, 2014 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 8, 2014
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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
  • Payload: Infects executable files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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