WS.RemoteAccess.2

WS.RemoteAccess.2

Updated:
18 May 2010
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows

Behavior

WS.RemoteAccess.2 is a cloud-based detection for files that have the characteristics of a remote access program.

These types of programs allow one computer to access another computer (or facilitate such access) without explicit authorization.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version 02 October 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version 27 March 2009 revision 005
  • Latest Daily Certified version 20 April 2010 revision 024
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date 27 March 2009
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
A file detected by this detection name is a type of remote access program. These types of programs allow one computer to access another computer (or facilitate such access) without explicit authorization.

This detection technology allows cloud-enabled Symantec products to leverage real-time protection against the latest risks to appear on the threat landscape. The technology receives input about the attributes of software files (applications, drivers, and DLLs) from multiple sources, including:

Disputes
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