- September 27, 2007
- August 27, 2012 11:49:37 AM
Also Known As:
- Win32/Virut.6544.A [Computer Associates], PE_VIRUT.BO [Trend]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Virut.W is a virus that infects .exe and .scr files on the compromised computer. It also opens a back door and may download potentially malicious files on to the compromised computer.
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Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 27, 2007 revision 034
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version September 28, 2007 revision 002
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2007
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Writeup By: Elia Florio and Jeong Mun