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W32.Bobax!gen

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
September 8, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:44:12 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Bobax!gen is a generic detection that detects variants of W32.Bobax family of worms.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version September 9, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 9, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version July 24, 2013 revision 025
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Threat Assessment

Wild

  • Wild Level: Medium
  • Number of Infections: 50 - 999
  • Number of Sites: More than 10
  • Geographical Distribution: Medium
  • Threat Containment: Moderate
  • Removal: Moderate

Damage

  • Damage Level: Medium

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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