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W32.Toxbot.C

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
June 30, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:41:35 PM
Also Known As:
Win32.Toxbot.AH [Computer Asso, Backdoor.Win32.Codbot.ag [Kasp, W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.w [McAfee], WORM_SDBOT.BLH [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

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

Note: LiveUpdate Virus definitions released June 29, 2005 detect this threat as W32.Toxbot.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 1, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 1, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 6, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Jeong Mun

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