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W32.Looksky.G@mm

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
January 8, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:50:31 PM
Also Known As:
WORM_LOCKSKY.AB [Trend Micro], WORM_LOCKSKY.AL [Trend Micro]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Looksky.G@mm is a mass-mailing worm that lowers security settings, opens a back door, and drops additional malware on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version January 8, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 20, 2008 revision 017
  • Initial Daily Certified version January 8, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 20, 2008 revision 016
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 11, 2006
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Writeup By: Candid Wueest

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