- June 4, 2004
- February 13, 2007 12:24:02 PM
W32.Gaobot.AOL is a worm that spreads through open network shares and several Windows vulnerabilities. The vulnerabilities are:
The worm can act as a backdoor and attack other computers. It also attempts to kill the processes of many antivirus and security programs.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 4, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
Initial Daily Certified version June 4, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 7, 2004
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Writeup By: Paul Mangan