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W32.Koobface.D

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 7, 2009
Updated:
August 8, 2009 1:32:06 AM
Also Known As:
WORM_KOOBFACE.V [Trend]
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
16,384 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Koobface.D is a worm that spreads through social networking sites. It also sends confidential information to a remote location.

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

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 7, 2009 revision 051
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 19, 2013 revision 016
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 8, 2009 revision 003
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 18, 2010 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 12, 2009
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
  • Payload: Spreads through social networking sites.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Gathers authentication cookies and sends them to a remote location.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Low
Writeup By: Jeet Morparia

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