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W32.Sinus

Discovered:
January 18, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:57:39 AM
Also Known As:
W32.Suns
Type:
Virus

W32.Sinus is an antiheuristic virus that infects programs in shared directories and programs when it is executed from Windows Explorer. The virus opens a backdoor to the infected Windows 95/98/Me-based computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 21, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 21, 2002
  • 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: Frederic Perriot

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