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2/17: Poebot-A Worm Has Backdoor Functions

2/17: Poebot-A Worm Has Backdoor Functions
February 17, 2005

W32/Poebot-A is a network worm with backdoor Trojan functionality for the Windows platform. The worm spreads through network shares protected by weak passwords.

The backdoor component joins a predetermined IRC channel and awaits further commands from a remote user.

More information can be found at Sophos page.

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