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Virus:W32/PatchLoad.A
Date discovered:14/07/2011
Type:File infector
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
File size:1919 Bytes
VDF version:7.11.11.154 - Thursday, July 14, 2011
IVDF version:7.11.11.154 - Thursday, July 14, 2011

 General Method of propagation:
    Infects files


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
    Windows Vista
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows 7


Side effects:
    Can be used to execute malicious code
   • Can be used by rogue users or malware to lower security settings

 File infection Infector type:

Appender - The virus main code is added at the end of the infected file.
 The last section of the file is modified to include the virus code.

Patched - The virus replication code isn't present in the infected file. The infected file is patched only to execute some payload.


Stealth:
No stealth techinques used. It modifies the OEP (Original Entry Point) of the infected file to point to the virus code.


Infection length:

- 1919 Bytes

Description inserted by Daniel Constantin on Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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