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W32.Zbot

Risk Level 1: Very Low

Discovered:
June 12, 2013
Updated:
June 12, 2013 4:45:19 PM
Type:
Worm
Infection Length:
250,000 Bytes
Systems Affected:
Windows
W32.Zbot is a worm that spreads through removable drives and attempts to steal confidential information from the compromised computer. It may also download configuration files and updates from the Internet.

For more information, please see the following resource:
Trojan.Zbot

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2013 revision 008
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 27, 2017 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2013 revision 009
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 28, 2017 revision 001
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2013
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.
Writeup By: Santiago Cortes

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