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W32.Meteit!gen1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 2, 2014
Updated:
March 3, 2014 3:00:55 PM
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 2000
W32.Meteit!gen1 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Meteit!inf family.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 3, 2014 revision 005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 3, 2014 revision 018
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2014 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 5, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Difficult

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door on the compromised computer.
  • Causes System Instability: Damages the file system.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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