1. Symantec/
  2. Security Response/
  3. W32.Dinoxi.B


Risk Level 2: Low

December 11, 2005
February 13, 2007 12:49:50 PM
Systems Affected:

W32.Dinoxi.B is a worm that spreads via AOL instant messenger by sending a link to all available contacts on the user's contact list and opens a back door on the compromised computer.
The worm also spreads through various peer to peer file sharing applications.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 11, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 11, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 14, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Kaoru Hayashi

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