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ПодробностиSality.AF

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Sality.AF

 
Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
At a glance Tech details | Solution
Common name:Sality.AF
Technical name:W32/Sality.AF
Threat level:Medium
Type:Virus
Effects:   It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:June 16, 2008
Detection updated on:May 25, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Sality.AF is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.

 

Sality.AF does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

 

Sality.AF uses the following infection strategies:

  • Resident: once it has been run, the virus goes memory resident and stops functions belonging to the operating system. Therefore, every time the operating system or an application tries to access any of these functions, the virus will activate and infect new files.
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Sality.AF

 
Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
At a glance Tech details Solution

Effects 

Sality.AF spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs. It has damaging effects on the affected computer.

 

Means of transmission 


Sality.AF does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Further Details  

Sality.AF has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is 1 bytes in size.
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