Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:04 Jun 2003 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 worm Last Updated:25 Sep 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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  • Backdoor.Win32.SpyBoter.bu
  • Backdoor.Spyboter.gen

Affected Operating Systems


Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

You should change any passwords which may have become compromised and delete the file keylog.txt in the system folder.

You will also need to edit the following registry entries, if they are present. 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 entries:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Winsock2 driver

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce\Winsock2 driver

and delete them if they exist.

Close the registry editor.

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