- 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 May 16, 2017 revision 024
Initial Daily Certified version May 7, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version May 17, 2017 revision 008
Initial Weekly Certified release date May 12, 2004
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Writeup By: Yana Liu