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Linux.Psybot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
March 24, 2009
Updated:
March 26, 2009 11:51:45 AM
Also Known As:
Linux/Psybot [McAfee]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
29,264 bytes
Systems Affected:
Linux
Linux.Psybot is a worm that spreads between embedded devices running Linux MIPS, such as routers and DSL modems.

For more information, please read the following:
Linux.Psybot—Is Your Router Secure?

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 23, 2009 revision 048
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2009 revision 048
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 23, 2009 revision 050
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2009 revision 050
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 25, 2009
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Liam O Murchu & Mario Ballano

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