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W32.Resdoc

Discovered:
September 5, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:53:48 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Resdoc is a worm that periodically attempts to copy itself to drive A. It also copies itself as %windir%\Smss.exe.

NOTE:
%windir% is a variable. The worm locates the main Windows installation folder (by default this is C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) and uses it as a destination folder.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 6, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 6, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2002
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