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|Alias:||WinCE.Dust.A, Duts.1520, Dtus|
Infects executable files with an EXE extension in platforms with a Windows CE (Pocket PC 2000, 2002 and 2003) operating system installed.
|First detected on:||July 17, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 23, 2008|
Duts.1520 is a virus that only infects executable files with an EXE extension in those platforms with a Windows CE (Pocket PC versions 2000, 2002 and 2003) operating system installed.
In order to do so, Duts.1520 creates a copy of its code in the last section of the EXE file, and then redirects the point of entry to that code.
Duts.1520 is easy to recognise, as it displays a window with the following characteristics whenever an infected file is executed:
Title:WinCE4.Dust by Ratter/29A
Message:Dear User, am I allowed to spread?