W32/Rbot-GWA is a worm for the Windows platform.

W32/Rbot-GWA spreads:

  • to computers vulnerable to common exploits, including: ASN.1 (MS04-007) and Symantec (SYM06-010)
  • to network shares

  • W32/Rbot-GWA runs continuously in the background, providing a backdoor server that allows a remote intruder to gain access and control over the computer via IRC channels.

    More information can be found at this Sophos page.