Discovered: May 21, 2003
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:01:33 PM
Type: Trojan Horse
Systems Affected: Windows


BAT.Looper detects DOS batch files that use endless loops to disrupt the computer, or cause it to hang. This is a generic detection.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 22, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 22, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 22, 2003

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