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W32.Rewin

Discovered:
July 12, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:14 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Win32.Rewin [AVP], TROJ_REWIN.A [Trend], Troj/QDel197 [Sophos], Perniw [McAfee]
Type:
Trojan Horse
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Rewin is a Trojan horse that is designed to spread through floppy disks. This Trojan deletes specific files from an infected computer. It is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 12, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 12, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 15, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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