Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 18, 2001
February 13, 2007 11:37:15 AM
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W32.Kan is a very simple virus. The viral body is only 132 bytes in size. When executed, the virus attempts to infect all executable files in the \Windows folder.

NOTE: This virus requires the file Invictus.dll to execute. Norton has detected Invictus.dll as W32.Invictus.dll since August 22, 2001.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 18, 2001
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 18, 2001
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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