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Bobax.AU

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bobax.AU
Technical name:W32/Bobax.AU.worm
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It prevents users and installed programs from accessing several websites, related mostly with antivirus companies. It spreads via email.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 31, 2005
Detection updated on:July 31, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Bobax.AU is a worm that prevents users and installed programs from accessing several websites, which mainly belong to several antivirus companies.

Bobax.AU spreads via email, in a message with variable characteristics.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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