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Rinbot.G

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Rinbot.G
Technical name:W32/Rinbot.G.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It attempts to download the Trojan detected as Spammer.ZV in the affected computer. It spreads accross networks and launches attacks against SQL Servers in order to spread.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:March 6, 2007
Detection updated on:March 6, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Rinbot.G is a worm that attempts to download the Trojan detected as Spammer.ZV in the affected computer.

Rinbot.G uses several different means to spread:

  • Launching attacks against SQL Servers.
  • Across networks.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Rinbot.G is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.