MALWARE: Zotob Worm
Zotob is a computer worm which exploits security vulnerabilities in Microsoft operating systems like Windows 2000, including the MS05-039 plug-and-play vulnerability. This worm has been known to spread on Microsoft-ds or TCP port 445.
It was declared that the Zotob worms cost an average of $97,000 as well as 80 hours of cleanup per company affected.
Incidents Caused by this Malware
- Cyber worm shuts down 13 Auto plants in US August 1, 2005: