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VIRUS ALERTS - September 18, 2004

by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:09 AM PDT

W32/Forbot-AE

Aliases Backdoor.Win32.Wootbot.gen
W32/Gaobot.worm.gen.f

Type Worm

W32/Forbot-AE is a member of the W32/Forbot family of internet worms
that spread by scanning for and exploiting known vulnerabilities of Windows
operating systems.
The worm connects to a remote IRC server and allows a malicious user to
remotely control an infected computer.


http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32forbotae.html

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Troj/Dload-DC
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:12 AM PDT
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Troj/Small-KY
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:15 AM PDT

Aliases TrojanDropper.Win32.Small.ky
W32/Bagle.dll.dr

Type Trojan

Troj/Small-KY is a downloading Trojan which copies itself to the Windows system folder as doriot.exe.
The Trojan also creates a helper DLL in the Windows system folder as gdqfw.exe and injects this DLL into the Explorer process.

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

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W32/Sdbot-PL
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:17 AM PDT
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W32/Rbot-KA
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:19 AM PDT

Aliases Backdoor.Rbot.gen
Exploit-DcomRpc.gen
WORM_SDBOT.UO

Type Worm

W32/Rbot-KA is an IRC backdoor worm.
W32/Rbot-KA connects to an IRC channel and waits for instructions from a remote user.
W32/Rbot-KA may use the RPC-DCOM, LSASS or NTPass exploits.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32rbotka.html

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W32/Agobot-MV
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:21 AM PDT

Aliases Backdoor.Agobot.gen
WORM_AGOBOT.WV

Type Worm

W32/Agobot-MV is a network worm and backdoor for the Windows platform. The worm spread by exploiting the RPC-DCOM and Lsass vulnerabilites addressed by Microsoft security bulletins MS04-011 and MS04-012.
The backdoor component contacts a predefined IRC server and waits for commands from a remote attacker.

http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32agobotmv.html

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Troj/Norat-A
by Marianna Schmudlach / September 18, 2004 3:24 AM PDT

Aliases TrojanProxy.Win32.Mitglieder.bz
TROJ_MTGLDR.F

Type Trojan

Troj/Norat-A is a backdoor Trojan which will drop further malware and also attempt to hide their existance. The dropped files are detected by Sophos Anti-Virus as Troj/Lohav-M (a proxy trojan).
Troj/Lohav-M may also drop files detected by Sophos Anti-Virus as W32/Bagle-Gen.


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

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