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Microsoft Security Intelligence
Published Nov 27, 2006 | Updated Apr 16, 2011


Detected by Microsoft Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Win32/Stration!generic (CA) W32/Strati-Gen (Sophos) W32.Stration.DL@mm (Symantec) WORM_STRAT.DR (Trend Micro)


Win32/Stration is a family of mass-mailing email worms that send themselves to addresses obtained from a wide range of file types found on the infected system. The e-mail message composed by the worm may masquerade as a failure message or as a scanning tool. Win32/Stration also acts as a Trojan downloader, attempting to download a file from a remote website. The downloaded file may be another variant of the Win32/Stration family.
Manual removal is not recommended for this threat. Use the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, Microsoft Security Essentials, Microsoft Safety Scanner, or another up-to-date scanning and removal tool to detect and remove this threat and other unwanted software from your computer. For more information on Microsoft security products, see
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