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WS.Malware.1

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
December 1, 2010
Updated:
April 7, 2011 1:49:16 PM
Type:
Other
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
WS.Malware.1 is a cloud based detection for files that are unclassified threats.

A file flagged by this detection name is deemed by Symantec to be an unclassified malicious threat and is therefore blocked from accessing the computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 1, 2010 revision 003
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 1, 2010 revision 003
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 1, 2010 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 1, 2010 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 1, 2010
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Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low

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