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W32.Kwbot.P.Worm

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
August 27, 2003
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:06:26 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee], Backdoor.SdBot.gen [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

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
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Yana Liu

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