BugBear.B Worm Information Roundup
Posted on 06.06.2003
This is a collection of information dealing with the B variant of the infamous BugBear worm. Roundup contains AV vendors information, media releases, news coverage and removal tools.

1) AntiVirus Vendors

Panda Software: BugBear.B
http://www.pandasoftware.com/virus_info/encyclopedia/overview.aspx?idvirus=39823&sind=0

Kaspersky Labs: I.Worm.Tanatos.b (aka BugBear.B)
http://www.viruslist.com/eng/viruslist.html?id=60814

Trend Micro: PE_BUGBEAR.B
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyclo/default5.asp?VName=PE_BUGBEAR.B

RAV Antivirus: Win32/Bugbear.B@mm
http://www.rav.ro/virus/showvirus.php?v=190

BitDefender: Win32.Bugbear.B@mm
http://www.bitdefender.com/bd/site/virusinfo.php?menu_id=1&v_id=133

F-Secure: Bugbear.B
http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/bugbear_b.shtml

Eset NOD32: Win32/Bugbear.B
http://www.nod32.com/msgs/bugbearb.htm

McAfee Security: W32/Bugbear.b@MM
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_100358.htm

Sophos: W32/Bugbear-B
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32bugbearb.html

Central Command: Worm/BugBear.B
http://support.centralcommand.com/cgi-bin/command.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_refno=030605-000028


2) Press Releases

- Panda Software: Panda Software Alerts Of The Dangers Of The New Worm Bugbear.B
- F-Secure: Bugbear.B Worm Targets the Banking Sector
- Sophos: Bugbear Reloaded: New Variant Of Virus Spreading Widely
- Kaspersky Labs: A New Version Of The Tanatos (Aka Bugbear) Internet Worm Has Been Detected

3) Removal tools

- BitDefender: BitDefender Anti Bugbear.B
- Panda Software: Panda QuickRemover (registration required)
- Symantec: Symantec FixBugbear (information and download)

4) News items

- Hindustan Times: New e-mail virus BugBear strikes on the Net
- TechTV: 'Bugbear' Worm Crawling Through PCs
- Slashdot: Yet Another Windows Worm
- Reuters: Bugbear Worm Variant Infecting Computers on Web
- The Inquirer: Bugbear worm goes polymorphic
- ZDNet UK: New Bugbear worm races up virus charts
- VnuNET: Bugbear virus bears claws again
- ZDNet UK: New Bugbear spreading fast





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