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PHP.Carac

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 14, 2001
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:36:31 AM
Type:
Virus

PHP.Carac is a parasitic infector of .htm, .html, and .php files. It drops an IRC script that replicates it to others who join the channel that an infected computer is using.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 14, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 14, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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