Virus Profile: W32/Ramnit.dr

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Virus Profile information details
Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 11/28/2012
Date Added: 11/28/2012
Origin: Unknown
Length: Varies
Type: Virus
Subtype: Dropper
DAT Required: 6820
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Description

This is a Trojan detection. Unlike viruses, Trojans do not self-replicate. They are spread manually, often under the premise that they are beneficial or wanted. The most common installation methods involve system or security exploitation, and unsuspecting users manually executing unknown programs. Distribution channels include email, malicious or hacked web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc.

Aliases:
  • Symantec    -    W32.Ramnit.B!gen1
  • NOD32    -    Win32/Ramnit.A
  • Ikarus         -    Packed.Win32.Krap
  • Microsoft    -    Trojan:Win32/Ramnit.A