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VIRUS ALERTS -June 14, 2004

W32/Spybot-CO

Aliases
Worm.P2P.SpyBot.gen, W32/Spybot.worm.gen.f, Win32/SpyBot.TE, W32.Spybot.Worm

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Spybot-CO is a P2P worm that spreads via the KaZaA file sharing network.
In order to be run automatically on system startup, the worm copies itself to
a file named AUGMSG.EXE in the Windows system folder and sets the following
registry entries to point to this file.

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\
augmsg=AUGMSG.EXE

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\
augmsg=AUGMSG.EXE


More: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32spybotco.html

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W32/Rbot-AK

Aliases
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.g

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Rbot-AK is a worm which attempts to spread to remote network shares. It
also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote
access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the
background as a service process.
W32/Rbot-AK spreads to network shares with weak passwords as a result of the
backdoor Trojan element receiving the appropriate command from a remote user.

W32/Rbot-AK copies itself to the Windows system folder as SVSHOST.EXE
and creates entries at the following locations in the registry so as to run itself
on system startup, resetting the entries every minute:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

W32/Rbot-AK sets the following registry entries every two minutes:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Ole\EnableDCOM = "N"
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\restrictanonymous = "1"

W32/Rbot-AK deletes the C$, D$, E$, IPC$ and ADMIN$ network shares on
the host computer every two minutes.

W32/Rbot-AK attempts to terminate certain processes relating to anti-virus and
security programs including REGEDIT.EXE, MSCONFIG.EXE and
NETSTAT.EXE.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotak.html

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W32/Rbot-AL

Aliases
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.g

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Rbot-AL is a worm which attempts to spread to remote network shares. It
also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote
access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the
background as a service process.
W32/Rbot-AL spreads to network shares with weak passwords as a result of the
backdoor Trojan element receiving the appropriate command from a remote user.
W32/Rbot-AL also tries to use network exploits to spread itself unprompted by
a remote user.


More: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotal.html

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W32/Rbot-AM

Aliases
W32/Sdbot.worm.gen.h, Backdoor.Rbot.gen, W32.Spybot.Worm, WORM_SDBOT.AN

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Rbot-AM is a worm which attempts to spread to remote network shares. It
also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote
access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the
background as a service process.
W32/Rbot-AM spreads to network shares with weak passwords as a result of the
backdoor Trojan element receiving the appropriate command from a remote user.

W32/Rbot-AM copies itself to the Windows system folder as SNDCFG16.EXE
and creates entries at the following locations in the registry so as to run itself
on system startup, resetting the entries every minute:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run


More: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotam.html

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W32/Sdbot-DP

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Sdbot-DP is a worm and backdoor for the Windows platform.
W32/Sdbot-DP allows a malicious user remote access to an infected computer
via IRC.

In order to run automatically when Windows starts up W32/Sdbot-DP creates
the following registry entries:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Win32 USB2 Driver

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\Win32 USB2 Driver

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices\Win32 USB2 Driver

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Win32 USB2 Driver
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\Win32 USB2 Driver

More: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32sdbotdp.html

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W32/Rbot-AN

Aliases
Backdoor.Rbot.gen, Win32/Rbot.H, W32.Spybot.Worm

Type
Win32 worm

Description
W32/Rbot-AN is a worm which attempts to spread to remote network shares. It
also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorised remote
access to the infected computer via IRC channels while running in the
background as a service process.
W32/Rbot-AN spreads to network shares with weak passwords as a result of the
backdoor Trojan element receiving the appropriate command from a remote user.

More: http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotan.html

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