- August 27, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:06:26 PM
Also Known As:
- W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee], Backdoor.SdBot.gen [KAV]
W32.Kwbot.P.Worm is a worm that attempts to spread through file-sharing networks, such as KaZaA, iMesh, LimeWire, eDonkey2000, and Morpheus. It has Backdoor capabilities that allow a hacker to control a computer by using Internet Relay Chat (IRC). The existence of the file mscommand.exe is an indication of a possible infection.
This threat is compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version August 28, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version August 28, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 3, 2003
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Writeup By: Yana Liu