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Low-Profiled Threat Notice Update for W32/RJump.worm

by Marianna Schmudlach / October 17, 2006 12:09 PM PDT

Notice
This is a Low-Profiled Threat Notice Update for W32/RJump.worm & W32/QQPass.worm.

Justification
W32/RJump.worm has been updated from Low to Low-Profiled due to media attention at http://www.betanews.com/article/Apple_Ships_iPods_with_Windows_Virus/1161112089. W32/RJump.worm is referred to as "Win32.RJump.a" in the article at betanews.com.

W32/QQPass.worm has been updated from Low to Low-Profiled due to media attention at http://www.macworld.co.uk/news/index.cfm?NewsID=16172&Page=1&pagePos=7. The article at macworld.co.uk referrs to W32/QQPass.worm as "QQPass Trojan".

Read About It
Information about W32/RJump.worm is located on VIL at: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_139985.htm
Information about W32/QQPass.worm is located on the VIL at: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_110926.htm

Detection
W32/RJump.worm was first discovered on June 20th, 2006 and detection was added to the 4788 dat files (Release Date: June 20th, 2006).

W32/QQPass.worm was first discovered on February 5th, 2003 and detection was updated in the 4875 dat files (Release Date: October 17th, 2006).
Though we consider this a low threat, AVERT has posted a Stinger utility to assist with the repair of these threats. The Avert Stinger utility can be downloaded from the Threat Center at: http://vil.nai.com/vil/stinger/

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