W32.Gaobot.SY is a worm that attempts to spread through network shares that have weak passwords and allows attackers to access an infected computer using a predetermined IRC channel.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
This threat may be compressed with PE Diminisher.
Virus definitions dated prior April 1, 2004 detect this threat as W32.HLLW.Gaobot.gen.
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