- June 4, 2003
- February 13, 2007 12:25:39 PM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
W32.Randex is a detection for a family of worms that spreads through file-sharing.
W32.Randex can perform different backdoor-type functions, by connecting to a configurable IRC server and joining a specific channel to listen for instructions.
Newer variants may also spread by exploiting the following vulnerabilities:
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 5, 2003
Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
Initial Daily Certified version June 5, 2003 revision 003
Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 5, 2003
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Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi