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W32.Toxbot

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
March 10, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:35:05 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

W32.Toxbot is a worm that opens an IRC back door on the compromised computer and spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version March 10, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version May 31, 2016 revision 036
  • Initial Daily Certified version March 10, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version June 1, 2016 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date March 13, 2005
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Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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