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  3. W32.Kwbot.F.Worm


Risk Level 2: Low

April 7, 2003
February 13, 2007 11:45:25 AM
Also Known As:
Worm.P2P.SdDrop.b [KAV], Worm.P2P.SdDrop.c [KAV], Worm.P2P.SdDrop.d [KAV], W32/Sddrop.worm.g [McAfee], WORM_SDDROP.A [Trend], WORM_SDDROP.C [Trend], W32/Sddrop-B [Sophos], W32/Sddrop-D [Sophos], W32/KWBot-E [Sophos], Win32.Sddrop.B [CA], Win32.Sddrop.C [CA], Win32.Sddrop.D [CA]
Systems Affected:

The W32.Kwbot.F.Worm is:
  • A worm that attempts to spread across file-sharing networks, such as KaZaA and iMesh. This worm drops and runs Backdoor.Sdbot.
  • Packed with ASPack v2.12.
  • A variant of W32.Kwbot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 7, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 7, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 9, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Serghei Sevcenco

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