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Date discovered:20/03/2002
Type:File infector
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium to high
IVDF version:

 General Method of propagation:
    Infects files

   •  Mcafee: W32/Chiton.dr
   •  Kaspersky: Virus.Win32.Chiton.g
   •  TrendMicro: PE_CHITON.F-O
   •  Sophos: W95/Chiton-F
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Chiton.G
   •  Panda: W32/Chiton.L
     Ikarus: Virus.Win32.Chiton

Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP

Side effects:
Infects files

 File infection Infector type:

Embedded - The virus inserts its code throughout the file (in one or more places).


This direct-action infector actively searches for files.

By file type:
   • *.exe
   • *.dll

Files in any the following paths and all their subpaths:

Description inserted by Razvan Olteanu on Wednesday, February 2, 2011
Description updated by Razvan Olteanu on Friday, February 4, 2011

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