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W32.Spybot.OFN

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 29, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:38:07 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Rbot.CKU [Computer Assoc, Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.gen [Kaspe, W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Rbot-Fam [Sophos], WORM_RBOT.GEN [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP


W32.Spybot.OFN is a network-aware worm that has distributed denial of service and back door capabilities. The worm spreads through network shares protected by weak passwords and by exploiting vulnerabilities. W32.Spybot.OFN may be downloaded by W32.Kelvir.AZ.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 30, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 30, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 4, 2005
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: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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