Aliases: Win32.Savior.1832, W32/Savior
Variants: W95/Savior.1828

Classification: Malware
Category: Computer Virus

Status: Active & Spreading
Spreading: Slow
Geographical info: Asia, North and South America, and some parts of Europe and Australia
Removal: Easy
Platform: W32
Discovered: 13 Feb 2007
Damage: Low

Characteristics: The W95.Savior program infects Windows Portable Executable programs with an .EXE or .SCR extension. It infects files in the Windows, current directories and Windows System. The virus is not memory-resident. When an infected file is run, W95.Savior infects up to 3 files - the Windows, current directories and Windows System.

More details about W95.Savior

W95/Savior infects Windows Portable Executable with an executable or a screen saver extension. It infects files in the Windows System, Windows, and current directories. The virus not memory resident. Once an infected file is executed, it infects up to 3 files in each of the directories mentioned earlier. This W95/Savior was designed with a purpose to steal personal information from your computer. W95.Savior application was written for a Windows operating system. This virus attempts to spread it's copies in local networks. To protect yourself from the virus you have to make a flash cards and full hard drives antivirus check. If you don’t have W95.Savior antivirus program on your computer we recommend download it right away.

The W95.Savior worm application may be difficult to remove from a computer. This is because the application is capable of downloading the most recent updates of itself from an HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) site or an FTP site. Users may notice that some of the files associated with the program may still remain on the system even after attempting removal.