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W32.Popwin

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 11, 2007
Updated:
May 11, 2007 5:06:31 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
19,747 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Popwin is a worm that attempts to spread through local and removable drives. It displays advertisements and downloads potentially malicious files on to the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 12, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 20, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 12, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 21, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 16, 2007
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Writeup By: Sean Kiernan

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