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Virus:Worm/Swisyn.algm
Date discovered:10/09/2010
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium to high
Distribution Potential:High
Damage Potential:Medium to high
Static file:Yes
File size:290.816 Bytes
MD5 checksum:2bde56d8fb2df4438192fb46cd0Cc9c9
IVDF version:7.10.11.124 - Friday, September 10, 2010

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Autorun feature
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Imsolk.B@mm
   •  Mcafee: W32/VBMania@MM
   •  Kaspersky: Trojan.Win32.Swisyn.algm
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_MEYLME.B
   •  F-Secure: Worm:W32/VB.MDY
   •  Sophos: W32/Autorun-BHO
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Downloader.VB.WQE
   •  Microsoft: Worm:Win32/Visal.B
   •  Panda: Trj/CI.A
   •  PCTools: Email-Worm.Imsolk
   •  Eset: Win32/Visal.A
   •  GData: Trojan.Downloader.VB.WQE
   •  AhnLab: Trojan/Win32.Swisyn
   •  Authentium: W32/VB.CRJ
   •  DrWeb: WIN.WORM.Virus
   •  Ikarus: Trojan.Win32.Swisyn


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


Side effects:
   • Lowers security settings
   • Disable security applications
   • Downloads malicious files
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Christoph Baumann on Friday, September 10, 2010
Description updated by Christoph Baumann on Monday, September 13, 2010

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