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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 April 9, 2014 revision 041
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 21, 2013 revision 017
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 10, 2014 revision 017
  • 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.
Writeup By: Deepak Singh

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