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Perl.Rans

Discovered:
February 19, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:43 AM
Type:
Virus

Perl.Rans is a script virus that is written in Perl. This virus does not have any destructive qualities other than to infect files that have the .pl extension.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 19, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 20, 2002
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Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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