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2/3: Rbot-SQ Worm Has Backdoor Abilities

2/3: Rbot-SQ Worm Has Backdoor Abilities
February 3, 2005

W32/Rbot-SQ is a member of the W32/Rbot-Fam family of worms for the Windows platform with backdoor functionality. W32/Rbot-SQ targets weakly protected network shares and machines unpatched against known vulnerabilities.

The backdoor component connects to a predefined IRC server and waits for commands from a remote attacker.

More information can be found at Sophos page.

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