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W32.Inabot

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 23, 2013
Updated:
June 26, 2013 7:56:28 AM
Also Known As:
Worm:Win32/Dorkbot.AM [Microsoft]
Type:
Trojan, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows NT, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Inabot is a worm that spreads through removable drives and network shares and steals information from the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 23, 2013 revision 006
  • Latest Rapid Release version June 24, 2014 revision 006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 23, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 23, 2014 revision 017
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 24, 2013
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: Medium
  • Payload: Opens a back door. Downloads and executes other malware.
  • Releases Confidential Info: Steals information from the compromised computer.

Distribution

  • Distribution Level: Medium
  • Shared Drives: Spreads through removable drives and network shares.
Writeup By: Roberto Sponchioni

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