W32.Spybot.ACYR worm - Exploits the unpatched Symantec SYM06-010 issue
This new IRC based threat attempts to spread using a number of security exploits, including the SYM06-010 vulnerability recently highlighted by several security sources. Staying up-to-date on all software updates as well AV protection, can prevent the 7 different methods this worm tries to infect vulnerable systems.
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W32.Spybot.ACYR - Symantec Description
W32.Spybot variant - McAfee Description
New Botnet impacts Symantec Client Port 2967 on unpatched PCs
W32.Spybot.ACYR - New Symantec Removal Tool (recommended)
Spread by exploiting the following vulnerabilities: