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Virus.Dropper

Discovered:
June 17, 1998
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:00:04 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse, Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows

Virus.Dropper is a Trojan horse that drops a virus to the infected computer and may execute it. The dropped virus may be a new virus, a variant of a existing virus, or a old virus that Symantec antivirus products already detect.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 23, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 23, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Gor Nazaryan

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