1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Acint


Risk Level 1: Very Low

November 12, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:59:12 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Acinti.worm [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Acint is a virus that copies itself to the hard drive and to the floppy disk drive. The existence of the file Cintia.bmp is an indicator of a possible infection. It is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 13, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 13, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 13, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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