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W32.Areq

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 22, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:59:29 AM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Areq is a virus that copies itself as:
  • A:\Fotos.exe
  • C:\Windows\_.exe

It also attempts to perform several actions if it is executed as A:\Fotos.exe on any of these dates:
  • August 30, 2001
  • October 15, 2001
  • November 15, 2001
  • December 2, 2001

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 22, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 22, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 22, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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