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W32.Dromedan

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
October 21, 2013
Updated:
October 24, 2013 3:09:57 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Dromedan is a worm that spreads through removable drives.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 21, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 11, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 21, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 12, 2014 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2013
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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: Medium
  • Payload: Drops additional malware onto the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through removable drives.
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: Deepak Singh

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