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*downadup    (2009-01-20)
W32 Downadup

Downadup would have infected about 10,000,000 machines already !

Be careful.

W32.Downadup has been discovered on November 21, 2008

Downadup is also known as: W32/Downadup [Symantec]
, Win32/Conficker.A [Computer Associates], W32/Downadup.A [F-Secure], Conficker.A [Panda Software], Net-Worm.Win32.Kido.bt [Kaspersky]

Type: Worm

Infection Length: 62,976 bytes

Systems Affected: Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

W32.Downadup spreads by exploiting the Microsoft Windows Server Service RPC Handling Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (BID 31874).

According to Symantec :


    * Wild Level: Medium
    * Number of Infections: 1000+
    * Number of Sites: 10+
    * Geographical Distribution: Medium
    * Threat Containment: Moderate
    * Removal: Moderate


    * Damage Level: Medium
    * Payload: Downloads other files on to the compromised computer.
    * Degrades Performance: Downloading remote files may degrade network performance.

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mcmiller43    (2012-01-05 07:51:21)
W32 Downadup

thanks for sharing the information


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