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W32.Moubot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 9, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:03:38 PM
Type:
Trojan Horse, Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Moubot is a network-aware worm that copies itself as the following files:
  • C$\WINNT\system32\fix.exe
  • IPC$\WINNT\system32\fix.exe
  • ADMIN$\WINNT\system32\fix.exe

W32.Moubot also has a backdoor functionality that allows its creator to control the compromised computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC).

This threat is compressed with UPX.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 10, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 10, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 16, 2003
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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