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W32.Funner

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 11, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:28:17 PM
Also Known As:
WORM_FUNNER.A [Trend Micro], W32/Funner.worm [McAfee], Win32.Funner.A [Computer Assoc, MSN-Worm.Funner [Kaspersky], W32/Funner-A [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Funner is a worm that spreads using Microsoft's MSN Messenger instant message program and modifies the hosts file.

The file is packed by ASPack.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 11, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 12, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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