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Discovered: July 09, 2003
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:03:40 PM
Also Known As: W95/Sadon [McAfee], Win32.Mudant.887 [KAV], W32/Muttant.867 [F-Prot]
Type: Virus
Systems Affected: Windows

W32.Sadon.dr acts as a dropper for W32.Sadon.867 , which affects all the .exe files in the current folder. Refer to the W32.Sadon.867 writeup for more information.

NOTE: Virus definitions dated July 10, 2003 or earlier may detect this threat as W32.MutantQSix.dr.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 10, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 03, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 03, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 2003

Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Writeup By: John Canavan