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  3. W32.Elerad.5041


Risk Level 1: Very Low

January 8, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:56:50 AM
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W32.Elerad.5041 is a virus that infects the Portable Executable (PE) files under Windows XP only. The size of an infected file is increased by 5,041 bytes. This virus may corrupt an infected file if the file contains appended data, such as self-extractor or installer information.

NOTE: Definitions dated prior to January 7, 2003 may detect this threat as Bloodhound.W32.1.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 8, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 8, 2003
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Writeup By: Robert X Wang

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