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Virus:W32/Mabezat
Date discovered:29/01/2008
Type:File infector
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:High
Static file:No
Engine version:7.06.00.59

 General Methods of propagation:
    Autorun feature
   • Email
    Infects files
   • Local network
   •  Symantec: W32.Mabezat.B!inf
   •  Mcafee: W32/Mabezat.a
   •  Kaspersky: Worm.Win32.Mabezat.b
   •  Sophos: W32/Mabezat-B
   •  VirusBuster: Worm.Mabezat.C
   •  Eset: Win32/Mabezat.A
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Worm.Mabezat.Gen

The file works interdependently with these components:
     WORM/Mabezat.b


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Drops malicious files
Infects files
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Razvan Olteanu on Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Wednesday, February 17, 2010

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