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W32.Waledac.D!gen5

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
July 17, 2013
Updated:
July 17, 2013 10:33:57 AM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Waledac.D!gen5 is a heuristic detection used to detect threats associated with W32.Waledac.D.

For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Waledac

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 17, 2013 revision 001
  • Latest Rapid Release version July 17, 2013 revision 001
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 17, 2013 revision 016
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 17, 2013 revision 016
  • 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: Opens a back door on the compromised computer. Downloads more files.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Attempts to steal information from the computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Attempts to sends a copy of itself as a link embedded in an email.

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