W32/Sality-AM

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:07 Jul 2009 16:14:29 (GMT)
Type: Win32 executable file virus Last Updated:02 Dec 2010 07:48:20 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Aliases

  • Win32/Sality.gen
  • W32/Sality.dll
  • New Win32.s

Characteristics

  • Turns off anti virus applications
  • Drops more malware
  • Downloads code from the internet
  • Reduces system security

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for disinfecting pe viruses.

It is advisable to enable scanning for suspicious files and submit any files detected as Mal/Sality-Gen or Sus/Sality-A to Sophos for further analysis.

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