W32/Rbot-GOZ

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:10 May 2007 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 worm Last Updated:10 May 2007 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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W32/Rbot-GOZ is a worm for the Windows platform.

W32/Rbot-GOZ runs continuously in the background, providing a backdoor server which allows a remote intruder to gain access and control over the computer via IRC channels.

When first run W32/Rbot-GOZ copies itself to <System>\jkfrnz.exe.

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

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Microsoft Update Machine
jkfrnz.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Microsoft Update Machine
jkfrnz.exe

HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
Microsoft Update Machine
jkfrnz.exe