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  3. W32.Sachiel


Risk Level 1: Very Low

June 14, 2002
February 13, 2007 12:01:06 PM
Also Known As:
WORM_SACHIEL [Trend], W32/Sachiel.worm [McAfee], Worm.Win32.Sachiel [KAV], W32/Sachiel [Sophos], Win32.Sachiel [CA]
Systems Affected:

W32.Sachiel is a virus that attempts to spread itself through the floppy disk drive. It is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language and is compressed with UPX. The size of this virus is approximately 45 KB after it is decompressed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 17, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 17, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 19, 2002
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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