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W32.Exploz

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 16, 2013
Updated:
July 19, 2013 10:28:34 AM
Also Known As:
Trojan.Exploz [Symantec]
Type:
Virus
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.Exploz is a virus that infects .doc, .pdf and .xls files on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 16, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 17, 2013 revision 019
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 16, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 17, 2013 revision 022
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 17, 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 other malware.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Infects .doc, .pdf, .xls files.
Writeup By: Liang Yuan

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