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W32.Medbot.A

Risk Level 2: Low

Discovered:
December 3, 2006
Updated:
February 13, 2007 1:02:35 PM
Type:
Worm
Systems Affected:
Windows


W32.Medbot.A is a worm that opens a back door on the compromised computer and works as a relay proxy. It may also spread through network shares and download remote files.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 4, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 4, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 6, 2006
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Writeup By: Sean Kiernan

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