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Python.Pytroj

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 6, 2011
Updated:
October 6, 2011 4:32:41 PM
Type:
Virus
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Python.Pytroj is a virus that infects .pyc files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 6, 2011 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 6, 2011 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 6, 2011 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 6, 2011 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 12, 2011
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low
  • Payload: Displays a message when executed.
  • Modifies Files: Infects .pyc files.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Note: On May 14, 2015, modifications will be made to the threat write-ups to streamline the content. The Threat Assessment section will no longer be published as this section is no longer relevant to today's threat landscape. The Risk Level will continue to be the main threat risk assessment indicator.
Writeup By: Poul Jensen

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