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Full Name:
W32.Cuebot-K Worm
Type: Worm
Also Known As: Backdoor.Win32.IRCBot.st Win32/IRCBot.OO
Danger Level: 9
Category Description: Virus-like program that spreads automatically to other computers by sending itself out by email or by any other means. A program that propagates itself by attacking other machines and copying itself to the affected machine.

Worms have self-replicating code that travels from machine to machine by various means. A worms first objective is merely propagation. Worms can be destructive depending on what payload they have been given. Worms may replace files, but do not insert themselves into files.
Comment: Instant messaging worm and backdoor for the Windows platform. Spreads via AOL Instant Messenger. Can disable other software, shuts off the Windows firewall, able to download other malicious programs, perform basic DOS attacks on other machines.

The worm propagates by sending itself as a file named "wgavn.exe" to people in the user's Buddy List.

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