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Snob.IRCworm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 26, 2000
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:45:28 AM
Also Known As:
IRC-Worm.Snob [KAV], IRC/Snob [RAV], TROJ_SNOB [Trend], W32/Lepha.worm [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Snob.IRCworm is a worm that uses mIRC to spread itself. It has basic backdoor capabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 31, 2000
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 31, 2000
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 31, 2000
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Low
  • Number of Infections: 0 - 49
  • Number of Sites: 0 - 2
  • Geographical Distribution: Low
  • Threat Containment: Easy
  • Removal: Easy

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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