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Risk Level 1: Very Low

July 21, 2006
June 26, 2007 10:35:59 PM
Also Known As:
Troj/Glupzy-A [Sophos], W32/Glupzy-D [Sophos]
Infection Length:
21,185 Bytes
Systems Affected:
W32.Glupzy.A is a worm which spreads via shared/removable drives. It disables certain system utilities and opens a back door on the infected machine. It also changes the administrator password on the compromised computer.

This threat has been renamed from Backdoor.Glupzy to W32.Glupzy.A.

Definitions before June 27, 2007 may detect this security threat as Backdoor.Glupzy.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 23, 2007 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 14, 2018 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 24, 2007 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 15, 2018 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 26, 2006
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Sean Kiernan and Nicholas Falliere

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