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W32.Sand.6144

Discovered:
October 2, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:48:01 AM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Sand.6144 is family of viruses that prepend themselves to .exe files that reside in the same folder as the virus. One variant also deletes the infected file if it finds no more files to infect.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 2, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 2, 2002
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Writeup By: Douglas Knowles

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