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Risk Level 1: Very Low

September 7, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:27:13 PM
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

W32.Spybot.DHV is a worm that may be remotely controlled through IRC channels. The worm includes a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) and backdoor capabilities. It also tries to steal confidential information.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 7, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 7, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 8, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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