1. Symantec/
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  3. W32.Kitro.D.Worm


Risk Level 2: Low

July 8, 2002
February 13, 2007 11:58:02 AM
Also Known As:
W32.Banegra.int, W32.Kitro.D.int
Systems Affected:

W32.Kitro.D.Worm is a worm that can spread using email messages and over the Kazaa network. This worm also inserts a Visual Basic Script (VBS) on the system. Due to bugs in the code the mass-mailing routine will not be executed.

NOTE: Definitions prior to July 10, 2002 may detect this threat as W32.Banegra.int or W32.Kitro.D.int.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 8, 2002
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 8, 2002
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Writeup By: Neal Hindocha

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