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Virus:W32/Sality.Y
Date discovered:06/08/2008
Type:File infector
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium to high
Static file:No
IVDF version:7.00.05.207
Engine version:8.01.01.018

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Infects files
   • Local network
   • Mapped network drives


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Sality.AE
   •  Mcafee: W32/Sality.gen
   •  Kaspersky: Virus.Win32.Sality.aa
   •  TrendMicro: PE_SALITY.JER
   •  F-Secure: Virus.Win32.Sality.aa
   •  Sophos: W32/Sality-AM
   •  Panda: W32/Sality.AK
   •  VirusBuster: Sality.AQ.Gen
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Sality.OG


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


Side effects:
   • Infects files
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Razvan Olteanu on Monday, March 22, 2010
Description updated by Razvan Olteanu on Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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