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W32.Slackor

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 5, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:43:50 AM
Also Known As:
Troj/Slacker-A [Sophos], Worm.Win32.Slackor [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Slackor is a worm that attempts to copy itself over Windows NT-based networks. When attempting to find computers to infect, the worm queries other computers using TCP port 445.

W32.Slackor is written in the Microsoft Visual Basic programming language.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 6, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2011 revision 052
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 6, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 4, 2011 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 12, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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