- June 6, 2001
- February 13, 2007 11:46:08 AM
Also Known As:
W32.Storm.Worm is a worm that seeks out Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) systems that have not applied the proper security patches. Any such systems that it finds are then infected with the worm. The payload of this worm performs a denial-of-service attack on http:/ /www.microsoft.com
Definitions dated prior to June 19, 2001, will detect this threat as DoS.Storm.Worm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 6, 2001
Latest Rapid Release version August 3, 2009 revision 053
Initial Daily Certified version June 6, 2001
Latest Daily Certified version August 4, 2009 revision 003
Initial Weekly Certified release date pending
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Writeup By: Andre Post