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W32.Fatuous

Discovered:
October 17, 2002
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:51:58 AM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows

When W32.Fatuous runs, it copies itself as the file "This is the worm.exe" into the root folders of drives C through K. W32.Fatuous performs no other malicious actions.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 17, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 17, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2002
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