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W32.Spybot.YXX

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
October 19, 2005
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:45:41 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Spybot.YXX is a network-aware worm that opens a back door on the compromised computer. It spreads by exploiting common system vulnerabilities. The worm is also dropped by W32.Botter.A@mm.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 20, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 20, 2005
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 20, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 20, 2005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 26, 2005
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Writeup By: Rodney Andres

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