Win32.Codbot is a backdoor Trojan program with many variants. When this spyware is executed, its variants will copy themselves to the %System% directory. The file names will differ between the variants. They will also usually set the “read only”, “hidden” and “system” attributes for their copies. These programs will also allow a hacker to enter through a backdoor. This is particularly dangerous and can result in your computer being controlled by this hacker from a remote location.
Remove at Once
If you would like to manually remove Win32.Codbot, you will need to kill all of the running processes and then remove any remaining related files. If you are at all unsure about manual removal, then you should try SpyZooka an automatic spyware removal system. SpyZooka will safely remove Win32.Codbot and all other spyware, as well.