- May 6, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:22:44 PM
Also Known As:
- Backdoor.Gobot.u [Kaspersky], Exploit-Mydoom [McAfee]
- Trojan Horse, Worm
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Gobot.A is a worm that spreads through IRC, open network shares, and file-sharing networks. The worm also propagates through any backdoors installed by the Mydoom family of worms.
The worm is written in Borland Delphi programming language and may be compressed with UPX.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version May 7, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version December 16, 2016 revision 022
Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version December 17, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
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Writeup By: Yana Liu