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Virus:HTML/Downloader.Gen
Date discovered:18/07/2007
Type:HTML
Subtype:Downloader
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:No
Engine version:7.04.00.44

 Special detection  HTML/Downloader.Gen

Description:
The script or homepage contains code which is able to download files automatically. Downloading files without the user noticing is very dangerous and is used by malware authors to distribute executable malware.

Version history:
The following engine updates were released in order to enhance detection:

   •  7.04.00.44   ( 18/07/2007 )
   •  7.08.00.64   ( 02/07/2008 )
   •  7.09.00.26   ( 05/11/2008 )
   •  7.09.00.41   ( 04/12/2008 )
   •  7.09.00.57   ( 16/01/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.70   ( 30/01/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.74   ( 04/02/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.105   ( 05/03/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.120   ( 18/03/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.155   ( 23/04/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.180   ( 27/05/2009 )
   •  7.09.00.187   ( 11/06/2009 )
   •  7.09.01.00/8.02.01.00   ( 11/08/2009 )
   •  7.09.01.23/8.02.01.23   ( 21/09/2009 )
   •  7.09.01.70/8.02.01.70   ( 17/11/2009 )
   •  7.09.01.172/8.02.01.172   ( 22/02/2010 )
   •  7.09.01.232/8.02.01.232   ( 05/05/2010 )
   •  7.09.02.04/8.02.02.04   ( 02/06/2010 )
   •  7.09.02.18/8.02.02.18   ( 17/06/2010 )
   •  7.09.04.10/8.02.04.10   ( 06/07/2010 )
   •  7.09.04.22/8.02.04.22   ( 20/07/2010 )
   •  7.09.04.32/8.02.04.32   ( 29/07/2010 )
   •  7.09.04.46/8.02.04.46   ( 26/08/2010 )
   •  7.09.04.214/8.02.04.214   ( 20/04/2011 )

Description inserted by Andrei Gherman on Wednesday, July 18, 2007
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Monday, May 2, 2011

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