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Virus:Worm/Zotob.A
Date discovered:13/12/2012
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:22.528 Bytes
MD5 checksum:5C223D76A89AF8303777CD4C434F8707
VDF version:7.11.53.216

 General Method of propagation:
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Zotob.A
   •  Mcafee: W32/Zotob.worm.gen
   •  Kaspersky: Net-Worm.Win32.Mytob.cd
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_ZOTOB.A
   •  F-Secure: Zotob.A
   •  Sophos: W32/Zotob-A
   •  Panda: W32/Zotob.A.worm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to certain websites
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
Description inserted by Dragos Tomescu on Tuesday, August 16, 2005
Description updated by Dragos Tomescu on Tuesday, August 30, 2005

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