W32/Rbot-AOB

Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Win32 worm
Prevalence: No Reports

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W32/Rbot-AOB is a worm and IRC backdoor Trojan for the Windows platform which allows a remote intruder to gain access and control over the computer.

When first run W32/Rbot-AOB copies itself to <System>\msautou.exe and creates the file <System>\svkp.sys.

The following registry entries are created to run msautou.exe on startup:

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Microsoft Automatic Update Serivce
msautou.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
Microsoft Automatic Update Serivce
msautou.exe

The following registry entry is set:

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\OLE
Microsoft Automatic Update Serivce
msautou.exe