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  3. W32.Frethem.Gen@mm


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 12, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:39:16 AM
Also Known As:
I-Worm.Frethem.gen [AVP]
Systems Affected:

W32.Frethem.Gen@mm is a generic detection that detects variants of W32.Frethem.

NOTE: We suggest that you submit any files that are detected as W32.Frethem.Gen@mm to Symantec Security Response. For instructions on how to do this using Scan and Deliver, read the document How to submit a file to Symantec Secutiry Response using Scan and Deliver.

Removal tool
Symantec has provided a tool to remove infections of W32.Frethem@mm. Click here to obtain the tool. This is the easiest way to remove these threats and should be tried first.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 10, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 11, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Peter Ferrie

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