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W32.Esbot.E

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
July 4, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 12:57:16 PM
Also Known As:
W32/Cuebot-K [Sophos]
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Esbot.E is a worm that opens a back door on the compromised computer and spreads through AOL instant messenger.

Note: Virus definitions prior to July 4, 2006 may detect this threat as Backdoor.IRC.Bot.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 5, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 5, 2006
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Writeup By: Kazumasa Itabashi

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