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W32.Changeup!gen50

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
August 25, 2014
Updated:
August 25, 2014 1:27:54 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
W32.Changeup!gen50 is a heuristic detection that may include members of the W32.Changeup family of threats.

Other resources
For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Changeup

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 25, 2014 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 25, 2014 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 25, 2014 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 25, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2014
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Downloads more threats on to the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable and mapped drives.
  • Target of Infection: Remotely exploitable vulnerability.
    File-sharing programs.

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