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W32.Takeobel

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
February 28, 2007
Updated:
February 28, 2007 11:06:06 AM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
28,672 bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP
W32.Takeobel is a worm that copies itself to mapped network drives. It also adds an .ln3 extension to any .doc files that it finds on the compromised computer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version February 28, 2007
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 8, 2016 revision 023
  • Initial Daily Certified version February 28, 2007
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 9, 2016 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date February 28, 2007
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Writeup By: Hatsuho Honda

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