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W32.Gaut.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 7, 2008
Updated:
November 7, 2008 5:16:59 PM
Also Known As:
W32/AutoRun-XE [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
281,551 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Gaut.A is a worm that spreads through shared, local, and removable drives. It may also spread through certain instant messaging applications.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 7, 2008 revision 016
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 7, 2008 revision 024
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 12, 2008
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Writeup By: Stephen Doherty

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