- August 25, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:06:02 PM
Also Known As:
W32.Lade is a worm that attempts to spread itself through IRC. It attempts to remove antivirus software installed on the host and may attempt to format the hard drive.
NOTE: Virus definitions dated prior to August 27, 2003 may detect this threat as Backdoor.IRC.Lade.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 26, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version August 26, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date August 27, 2003
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Writeup By: John Canavan