W32/Forbot-EK

Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Win32 worm
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Aliases

  • Backdoor.Win32.Wootbot.aq
  • W32/Spybot.worm.gen.e

Characteristics

  • Turns off anti virus applications
  • Allows others to access the computer
  • Reduces system security
  • Installs itself in the registry
  • Exploits known vulnerabilites

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

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