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W32.Spybot.KHC

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
February 28, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:34:23 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Spybot.KHC is a worm that has distributed denial of service and back door capabilities. The worm spreads to network shares protected by weak passwords and by exploiting vulnerabilities.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to February 28, 2005 may detect this threat as W32.Spybot.Worm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 28, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version February 28, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 28, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version February 28, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 1, 2005
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Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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