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W32.Spybot.AGEN

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
April 3, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:52:22 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows

W32.Spybot.AGEN is a worm that has distributed denial of service, back door and rootkit capabilities. The worm spreads by exploiting vulnerabilities and through AOL instant messenger. It also lowers the security settings of the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 3, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version April 3, 2006
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 3, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version April 3, 2006
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 5, 2006
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Writeup By: Mircea Ciubotariu

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