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W32.SillyFDC.BDP

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 10, 2011
Updated:
March 11, 2011 8:31:31 AM
Also Known As:
Mal/Rorpian-B [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
63,488 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.SillyFDC.BDP is a worm that spreads through removable drives and downloads other files onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 10, 2011 revision 036
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 10, 2011 revision 038
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 23, 2013 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 16, 2011
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 1000+
  • Number of Sites: 3 - 9
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium
  • Payload: Contacts remote locations through HTTP to download other malware.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Removable and shared drives.
  • Target of Infection: Computers that are not up to date with system updates.
Writeup By: Masaki Suenaga, Takashi Katsuki, and Stephen Doherty

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