- September 19, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:45:54 AM
Also Known As:
- Trojan Horse, Worm
W32.Frethem.R is a member of W32.Frethem family. Like all other variants of this family, it is written in the Microsoft C/C++ programming language and is compressed using UPX and PE-Pack. This variant has backdoor capabilities that allow it to send itself through email, depending on the commands that the hacker uses. The subject, message, and attachment may vary.
NOTE: Definitions dated before September 20, 2002, detect this threat as W32.Frethem.Gen@mm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 20, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version September 20, 2002
Initial Daily Certified version September 20, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version September 20, 2002
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 25, 2002
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Writeup By: Yana Liu