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W32.Erkez.D@mm worm infection

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W32.Erkez.D@mm worm infection

Severity
10
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/05/2005
Created
07/25/2018
Added
01/05/2005
Modified
12/04/2013

Description

Evidence of infection with the W32.Erkez.C@mm worm has been found on the system. W32.Erkez.C@mm is a mass-mailing worm that sends itself to the email addresses found on an infected computer. It also copies itself to the folders that are likely to be shared on file-sharing networks.

When this worm infects a computer, it attempts to overwrite .exe files. The files that it targets are usually executables that belong to security products. If succeeded it may cause some programs or operating system functions to work incorrectly.

Solution(s)

  • erkez-c-worm

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