- July 8, 2002
- February 13, 2007 11:39:32 AM
Also Known As:
- W32/Ladex.worm [McAfee], Worm.Win32.Ladex.a [KAV], Worm.Win32.Ladex.b [KAV], WORM_LADEX.A [Trend], W32/Ladex-A [Sophos], W32/Ladex-B [Sophos], Win32.Ladex [CA]
- Microsoft IIS, Windows
W32.Dalbug.Worm will only replicate under NT/2000/XP systems. It spreads by attacking computers that have open user accounts and shares, installing itself remotely as a service on the victim's computer.
NOTE: Definitions dated prior to July 9, 2002 will detect this as WNT.YdalBug.Worm.
Definitions dated prior to July 9, 2002 will detect this as WNT.YdalBug.Worm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version July 8, 2002
Latest Rapid Release version March 23, 2017 revision 037
Initial Daily Certified version July 8, 2002
Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
Initial Weekly Certified release date July 8, 2002
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Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson