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  3. W32.Spybot.OBZ


Risk Level 2: Low

April 24, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:37:47 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Seenbot.BO [Computer Ass, Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.gen [Kaspe, W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Sdbot-Fam [Sophos], WORM_SPYBOT.AHP [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Spybot.OBZ is a worm that has distributed denial of service and back door capabilities. The worm spreads through network shares protected by weak passwords and by exploiting vulnerabilities. The worm may be dropped by W32.Kelvir.AN.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 24, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version March 3, 2008 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 24, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 3, 2008 revision 037
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 27, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Ka Chun Leung

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