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W32.Dalbug.Worm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 8, 2002
Updated:
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]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
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
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Atli Gudmundsson

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