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Virus:TR/Meredrop.A.12421
Date discovered:08/08/2010
Type:Trojan
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:189.440 Bytes
MD5 checksum:ada7ddfbc9abd5686fd8caa8a85b67d1
VDF version:7.10.09.170
IVDF version:7.10.10.104 - Sunday, August 8, 2010

 General Method of propagation:
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: Downloader-CEW.a
   •  Kaspersky: Worm.Win32.Pinit.rl
   •  TrendMicro: TROJ_FAKEAV.SMZU
   •  Sophos: Mal/FakeAV-EI
   •  Avast: Win32:MalOb-BU
   •  Microsoft: Trojan:Win32/Meredrop
   •  Panda: W32/Pinit.M.worm
   •  PCTools: Trojan.FakeAV
   •  VirusBuster: Worm.Pinit.VN
   •  AhnLab: Trojan/Win32.FakeAV
   •  Authentium: W32/Trojan2.NCZZ
   •  Fortinet: W32/Pinit.EI!worm
   •  Ikarus: Worm.Win32.Pinit
   •  Norman: W32/Pinit.CD


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista


Side effects:
   • Downloads files
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Alexandru Dinu on Thursday, September 30, 2010
Description updated by Alexandru Dinu on Thursday, September 30, 2010

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