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EXE file

(EXEcutable file) Pronounced "ex-ee file." The name given to a program in machine language that is ready to run in DOS, Windows, OS/2 and VMS. The name comes from the .EXE extension at the end of the program name; for example: XYZ.EXE. In DOS, if a program fits within 64K, it may be a COM file; for example: XYZ.COM.
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The first column represent the classifier name, the second column represents true positive recognition rate for malicious and normal exe files, TP, which is called sensitivity.
In addition to all of these functions of the product's Standard license, the Premier license allows you to turn tasks into executable EXE files that can be run on any Windows PC.
IDC script files infected by Gattman work by creating a Windows program (EXE file) which, in turn, searches out new IDC files, which then create a new EXE file, and so on.
The protected documents are deployed as a single compressed EXE file that does not require any additional files or installation.
The EXE file format, still in use today, isn't quite as open to manipulation.
This new variant of the worm has been classified as Win32.Bagle.fy and it is able to spread via e-mail as an EXE file within a password protected ZIP attachment.
The attachment itself is a ZIP file, 19KB in size, which contains an EXE file called 19_04_2005.exe.
The worm is a Windows EXE file about 15 KB in size attached to emails with random sender addresses.