W32.Gaobot.ALO is a worm that spreads through open network shares and several Windows vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities are:
The worm also spreads through backdoors installed by Beagle and Mydoom family of worms.
W32.Gaobot.ALO can act as a backdoor server program and attack other systems. It also attempts to kill the processes of many antivirus and security programs.
: Virus definitions dated prior to May 19, 2004 detect this threat as W32.HLLW.Gaobot.gen.
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