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W32.Koobface.B

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 3, 2008
Updated:
August 8, 2008 11:43:02 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
16,384 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Koobface.B is a worm that spreads through social networking sites.

For more information, please see the following resource:
W32.Koobface

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 3, 2008 revision 018
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 3, 2008 revision 020
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2008
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: Low

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Target of Infection: Spreads through social networking sites.
Writeup By: Mircea Ciubotariu

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