1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Virut.W


Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 27, 2007
August 27, 2012 11:49:37 AM
Also Known As:
Win32/Virut.6544.A [Computer Associates], PE_VIRUT.BO [Trend]
Systems Affected:
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 March 6, 2018 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 28, 2007 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 6, 2018 revision 008
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 3, 2007
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Writeup By: Elia Florio and Jeong Mun

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