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W32.Gosys

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 11, 2009
Updated:
July 1, 2013 7:52:54 AM
Also Known As:
W32/Semblant-A [Sophos], Swisyn.v [McAfee], Troj/VBLuiha-A [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
192,533 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Gosys is a worm that spreads through network shares and removable drives. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 11, 2009 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 26, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 11, 2009 revision 022
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 11, 2009
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Writeup By: Stephen Doherty

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