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10/12: Forbot-AZ Worm Has Backdoor

10/12: Forbot-AZ Worm Has Backdoor
October 12, 2004

W32/Forbot-AZ is a worm that attempts to spread to remote network shares. It also contains backdoor Trojan functionality, allowing unauthorized remote access to the infected computer via IRC channels. At the same time it runs in the background as a service process.

More information is at Sophos page.

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