1. Symantec/
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  3. W32.Spybot.OFN


Risk Level 2: Low

April 29, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:38:07 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Rbot.CKU [Computer Assoc, Backdoor.Win32.Rbot.gen [Kaspe, W32/Sdbot.worm.gen [McAfee], W32/Rbot-Fam [Sophos], WORM_RBOT.GEN [Trend Micro]
Systems Affected:

W32.Spybot.OFN is a network-aware 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. W32.Spybot.OFN may be downloaded by W32.Kelvir.AZ.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 30, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 30, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 4, 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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