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W32.Gaobot.AUS

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 28, 2004
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:24:50 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Gaobot.AUS is a repacked variant of W32.Gaobot.SN. The worm spreads through open network shares and through backdoors that the Mydoom family of worms open. It allows attackers to access an infected computer using a predetermined IRC channel.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 30, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Asuka Yamamoto

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