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W32.Randex.FC

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
January 29, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:16:19 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.IRCBot.gen [KAV]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Randex.FC is a network-aware worm that will copy itself as the following files:
  • \Admin$\system32\GT.exe
  • \c$\winnt\system32\GT.exe
The worm receives instructions from an IRC channel on a predetermined IRC server. One such command will trigger the aforementioned spreading.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 30, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 30, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 4, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kevin Ha

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