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W32.Stekct

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
May 17, 2012
Updated:
May 18, 2012 4:19:46 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Stekct is a worm that attempts to spread through instant messaging and social networks. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 17, 2012 revision 034
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 17, 2012 revision 036
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 23, 2012
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Writeup By: Joseph Bingham

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