Discovered: July 13, 2003
Updated: February 13, 2007 12:03:45 PM
Type: Virus
Systems Affected: Windows


W32.Eggman is a prepending virus written in Visual Basic. This virus searches for .exe files in the current folder and prepends itself to them. A virus generator creates this virus.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 14, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 14, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 2003

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Writeup By: Eric Chien