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W32.Griptolo

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 19, 2012
Updated:
March 20, 2012 6:55:51 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
100,864 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Griptolo is a worm that spreads through removable drives. It also downloads potentially malicious files onto the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 19, 2012 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 26, 2017 revision 038
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 20, 2012 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 27, 2017 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 19, 2012
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Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

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