- May 6, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:22:44 PM
Also Known As:
- Backdoor.Gobot.u [Kaspersky], Exploit-Mydoom [McAfee]
- Trojan Horse, Worm
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 March 23, 2017 revision 037
Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version March 23, 2017 revision 041
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
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Writeup By: Yana Liu