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  3. W32.Randex.AEV


Risk Level 1: Very Low

May 6, 2004
February 13, 2007 12:22:43 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.j [McAfee], WORM_SDBOT.Z [Trend]
Systems Affected:

W32.Randex.AEV is a network-aware worm that tries to connect to a predetermined IRC server. If this worm is successful, it will wait for instructions from the attacker.

W32.Randex.AEV is written in Microsoft Visual C++, and is packed with UPX and Morphine.

Note: Virus definitions version 60503av (extended version 5/3/2004 rev. 48) detected this threat as W32.Randex.gen.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 7, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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