Threat Description



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


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.


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.


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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.

Description Created: 2010-05-06 04:22:00.0

Description Last Modified: 2010-05-06 04:26:23.0


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