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  3. W32.Upering.Worm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 30, 2003
February 13, 2007 12:04:26 PM
Also Known As:
Trojan.AOL.Annoyer.b [KAV], W32/Sany.worm [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Upering.Worm is a mass-mailing worm that spreads by sending itself to email addresses and instant message contacts in the AOL address book. It may arrive in an email with an attachment named WinUpdate32Login.exe. This filename could differ depending on the original filename of the worm on the system from which the email originated.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 30, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 30, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 30, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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