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W32.Stator@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 20, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:20 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Stator.a [AVP], W32/Stator@MM [McAfee], Win32/Stator.Worm [CA], WORM_STATOR.A [Trend], W32/Stator-A [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Stator@mm is a mass-mailing worm program. It renames specific Windows programs so that they have a file extension of .vxd, and it then uses the original file names for duplicate copies of the worm itself.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 23, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 23, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 25, 2001
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Cary Ng

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