Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
W32.Zbot is a worm that spreads through removable drives and attempts to steal confidential information from the compromised computer. It may also download configuration files and updates from the Internet.
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Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version June 12, 2013 revision 008
Latest Rapid Release version August 19, 2013 revision 006
Initial Daily Certified version June 12, 2013 revision 009
Latest Daily Certified version August 19, 2013 revision 017
Initial Weekly Certified release date June 12, 2013
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Wild Level: Low
Number of Infections: 0 - 49
Number of Sites: 0 - 2
Geographical Distribution: Low
Threat Containment: Easy
Damage Level: High
Payload Trigger: Clicking on links in unsolicited emails.
Payload: Opens a back door, gathers information from the computer, steals sensitive information, may download additional files.