Virus Profile: W32/Wecorl.a

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Risk Assessment: Home Low | Corporate Low
Date Discovered: 4/21/2010
Date Added: 4/21/2010
Origin: N/A
Length: N/A
Type: -
Subtype: -
DAT Required: 5958
Removal Instructions


April 21, 2:07pm Pacific Time Update

Special Notice for users of McAfee Consumer Products

McAfee Labs recommends that our consumer product users do not run any on-demand scans until it can be confirmed that the DAT version has been upgraded to resolve this issue (5959 or above).

April 21, 12:30pm Pacific Time Update

The 5959 DAT files have been released and are available for download.  The 5959 DAT files have been updated so that the false detection from 5958 no longer occurs.   McAfee recommends that all customers update their DAT files to the 5959 release.

McAfee Customers should ensure that they ar subscribed to the McAfee SNS Service at for timely updates.

April 21, 10:00am Pacific Time

McAfee is aware of a W32/Wecorl.a false positive with the 5958 DAT file released on April 21, 2010.  An extra.dat file to is available to download that will stop the false positive from occurring.

Additional information can be found at

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