W32/Rbot-DVD

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:26 May 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 wormLast Updated:26 May 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Aliases

  • ackdoor.Win32.Rbot.aym
  • W32/Gaobot.worm.gen.e
  • W32.Spybot.Worm
  • WORM_RBOT.EOB

Characteristics

  • Turns off anti virus applications
  • Allows others to access the computer
  • Downloads code from the internet
  • Reduces system security
  • Installs itself in the registry
  • Exploits known vulnerabilites
  • Scans network for vulnerabilities
  • Scans network for weak passwords

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

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