- January 2, 2003
- February 13, 2007 11:41:58 AM
Also Known As:
- W32/Rbit.worm [McAfee], Backdoor.Tankedoor.02 [KAV]
The W32.Kwbot.B.Worm attempts to spread itself through the KaZaA file-sharing network. It also has a Backdoor Trojan capability, allowing a hacker to gain control of the compromised computer. It is written in the Microsoft Visual C++ programming language and is compressed with UPX.
Note: The virus definitions released on October 8, 2003 contained an updated detection to account for the discovery of a minor variant of W32.Kwbot.B.Worm.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version January 3, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version January 3, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date January 4, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu