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W32.Randex.AT

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
November 21, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:14:07 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.SdBot.gen [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

W32.Randex.AT is a network-aware worm that attempts to connect to a predetermined IRC server to receive instructions from its author.

W32.Randex.AT is written in Microsoft Visual C++ and is packed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 21, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 21, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 26, 2003
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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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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