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W32.Changeup!gen51

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 1, 2014
Updated:
September 1, 2014 2:10:06 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000
W32.Changeup!gen51 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with the W32.Changeup family.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 1, 2014 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 1, 2014 revision 034
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 1, 2014 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 1, 2014 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 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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