Backdoor:Win32/Rbot (Microsoft); W32.Spybot.Worm (Symantec); W32/Sdbot.worm.gen (McAfee); W32/Rbot-HQ (Sophos)
Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003
06 Mar 2009
Before doing any scans, Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users must disable System Restore to allow full scanning of their computers.
Identify and terminate files detected as WORM_SDBOT.UH
Delete this registry value
Important: Editing the Windows Registry incorrectly can lead to irreversible system malfunction. Please do this step only if you know how or you can ask assistance from your system administrator. Else, check this Microsoft article first before modifying your computer's registry.
Scan your computer with your Trend Micro product to delete files detected as WORM_SDBOT.UH. If the detected files have already been cleaned, deleted, or quarantined by your Trend Micro product, no further step is required. You may opt to simply delete the quarantined files. Please check this Knowledge Base page for more information.
Download and apply these security patches Refrain from using these products until the appropriate patches have been installed. Trend Micro advises users to download critical patches upon release by vendors.