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Sality
Aliases
  • Win32.Sality.a (Kaspersky Lab)
  • W32/Sality.a (McAfee)
  • W32.HLLP.Sality (Symantec)
  • Win32.HLLP.Sector.29032 (Doctor Web)
  • W32/Sality-A (Sophos)
  • PE_ROSEC.A (Trend Micro)
  • W32/Sality.A (FRISK)
  • Win32:V-29032 (ALWIL)
  • Win32/Sality.A (AVG)
  • Win32.Sality.A (SOFTWIN)
  • W32/Sality.A (Panda)
  • Win32/Sality.A (Eset)
Type Virus
Affected platform/s Microsoft Windows

Sality is a virus with keylogging and backdoor capabilities. It may infect executable files by prepending its code to host files.[1]Can post fake blue screen error when attempting too boot into safe mode. When running task manager, the virus sometimes causes a RUNDLL error that pops up constantly until task manger is ended


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