Threat Description

Virus:​W32/Runouce.gen!.A

Details

Aliases: Virus:​W32/Runouce.gen!.A, Win32.Runouce.B@mm, Email-Worm:​W32/Runouce.gen!A, Email-Worm.Win32.Runouce.b
Category: Malware
Type: Virus
Platform: W32

Summary



A malicious program that secretly integrates itself into program or data files. It spreads by integrating itself into more files each time the host program is run.



Removal



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Technical Details



Virus:W32/Runouce.gen!A is a Generic Detection for Email-Worm:W32/Runouce.

About Generic Detections

Unlike more traditional detections (also known as signatures or single-file detections) a Generic Detection does not identify a unique or individual malicious program. Instead, a Generic Detection looks for broadly applicable code or behavior characteristics that indicate a file as potentially malicious, so that a single Generic Detection can efficiently identify dozens, or even hundreds of malware.






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