1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Randex.UG


Risk Level 1: Very Low

April 8, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:21:47 PM
Also Known As:
Backdoor.IRC.Bot.gen [Kaspersk, Backdoor.IRC/SdBot [GeCAD], W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee]
Systems Affected:

W32.Randex.UG is a worm that may be remotely controlled via IRC. The worm includes Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) capabilities and also tries to steal the CD keys of a number of games.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 9, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 9, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 12, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Hiroshi Shinotsuka

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
2016 Internet Security Threat Report, Volume 21
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube