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W32.Shadesrat.C

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 26, 2012
Updated:
July 3, 2012 3:41:31 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
395,776 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.Shadesrat.C is a worm that spreads through removable drives. It also opens a back door on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 26, 2012 revision 037
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 23, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 27, 2012 revision 006
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 23, 2013 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 26, 2012
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Writeup By: Yana Liu

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