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Winupdate.exe


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What is it?
Winupdate.exe is a file associated with a virus called w32.Gaobot.BIA

What does it do?
W32.gaobot.bia is a network-aware worm that spreads to remote network shares, through backdoors opened by other common backdoor Trojan horse programs, and by exploiting several Windows vulnerabilities. The worm opens a backdoor and allows a remote attacker to have unauthorized access to the infected computer.


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Winupdate.exe is Spyware!

Startup DB Entries:
[blah service]"Added by the GAOBOT.BIA WORM!" b
[InternetGetConnectedState]"Added by the SDBOT-JN WORM!" b
[InternetGetConnectedStateEx]"Added by the SDBOT-JN WORM!" b
[Microsoft auto update]"Added by the BMBOT TROJAN!" b
[mssonfig]"Added by a variant of the SDBOT WORM!" b
[MSWinupdate]"Added by the DLOADR-AAW TROJAN!" b
[Windows Updates Agent]"Added by the SPYBOT.HW WORM!" b
[WindowsRegKey update]"Added by the RBOT-QJ WORM!" b
[winupdate.exe]"Added by the RADO TROJAN!" b
[winupdate.reg]"Added by the SPYBOT.EAS WORM!" b

Service DB Entries:
Win32 Update (Win32Update) Added by an unidentified TROJAN! of the Sdbot family. Note: This worm rojan is located in C:%WINDIR%

Disclaimer

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