- October 31, 2000
- February 13, 2007 11:56:29 AM
PIF.Fable.Worm is the first worm that spreads as a PIF (Program Information File) file. When executed, the worm adds several files to the hard disk and deletes the file Regedit.exe.
The worm spreads by means of Microsoft Outlook and mIRC. mIRC is a popular chat program.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version October 31, 2000
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version October 31, 2000
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha