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W32.Disttrack.B

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
November 23, 2016
Updated:
December 2, 2016 6:12:11 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
Varies
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Disttrack.B is a worm that disables the computer by overwriting the Master Boot Record. It may spread through network shares.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 22, 2016 revision 025
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 30, 2017 revision 033
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 23, 2016 revision 002
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 31, 2017 revision 006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 23, 2016
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Writeup By: Nolan Kent

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2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
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