Published Oct 19, 2005|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: W32.Mota (Symantec)

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
Win32/Mabutu is a family of mass-mailing worms that targets computers running certain versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm sends a copy of itself as an attachment to e-mail addresses found on the infected computer. The worm has a backdoor component that connects to an IRC server from the infected computer to receive commands from attackers.


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