W32.Minera.A

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Discovered: October 26, 2007
Updated: October 26, 2007 3:11:33 PM
Type: Worm
Systems Affected: Windows

W32.Minera.A is a worm that spreads through network shares and removable drives.

Symantec Security Response is currently investigating this threat and will post more information as it becomes available.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 26, 2007 revision 020
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 26, 2007 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 26, 2007 revision 021
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 26, 2007 revision 021
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 31, 2007

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Writeup By: Mircea Ciubotariu