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W32.Gunsan

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 26, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:58:32 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Gunsan is a worm that mass-mails itself and infects local drives and network shares. It opens a backdoor that allows a hacker to control the computer using IRC.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 27, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 3, 2002
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Writeup By: Patrick Nolan

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