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W64.Xpiro.F

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 24, 2014
Updated:
January 27, 2014 6:48:30 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.F is a detection for 64-bit executable files infected by W32.Xpiro.F.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 24, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 13, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 28, 2014 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 4, 2014 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 29, 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: 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: Liang Yuan

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