- April 6, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:20:57 PM
Also Known As:
- WORM_AGOBOT.WN [Trend], Backdoor.Agobot.li [Kaspersky], W32/Gaobot.worm.gen.g [McAfee]
W32.Gaobot.WX is a worm that attempts to spread through network shares that have weak passwords. It allows attackers to access an infected computer through IRC.
The worm uses multiple vulnerabilities to spread, including:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version April 6, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version April 6, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date April 6, 2004
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Writeup By: Heather Shannon