W32/Tpbot-A

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:16 Jun 2010 17:01:20 (GMT)
Type: Win32 worm Last Updated:16 Jun 2010 17:01:20 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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Aliases

  • W32.Zotob.E
  • WORM_RBOT.CBQ
  • Net-Worm.Win32.Small.d
  • Net_Worm.Win32.Bozori.A
  • CME-540

Characteristics

  • Allows others to access the computer
  • Downloads code from the internet
  • Reduces system security
  • Installs itself in the registry
  • Exploits known vulnerabilites

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for disinfecting pe viruses.

Windows NT/2000/XP/2003

In Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 you will also need to edit the following registry entry. The removal of this entry is optional in Windows 95/98/Me. Please read the warning about editing the registry.

At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press Return. The registry editor opens.

Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. On the 'Registry' menu, click 'Export Registry File'. In the 'Export range' panel, click 'All', then save your registry as Backup.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entry:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
wintbp.exe
"wintbp.exe"

and delete it if it exists.

Close the registry editor.

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