- November 4, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:13:20 PM
Also Known As:
- Worm.P2P.Darker.b [Kaspersky]
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Darker.Worm is a worm that attempts to spread through file-sharing networks and can contact an IRC server, waiting for commands from a hacker.
The worm can also spread via email if it receives a specific command from a hacker.
The email has the following characteristics:
Subject: Microsoft Windows OutLook Express urgent updates
W32.Darker.Worm is written in Borland Delphi and is packed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version November 5, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version November 5, 2003
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date November 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Scott Gettis