- March 17, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:19:12 PM
W32.HLLW.Gaobot.RF is a variant of W32.HLLW.Gaobot.gen.
It attempts to spread to network shares that have weak passwords and allows attackers to access an infected computer through an IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 17, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
Initial Daily Certified version March 17, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 17, 2004
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon