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Virus:Worm/NetSky.P
Date discovered:13/12/2012
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium to high
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Low to medium
Static file:Yes
File size:50.688 Bytes
MD5 checksum:04ad0c4ec6b2a96d4ba6fd52fb015d9d
VDF version:7.11.53.216

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Netsky.P@mm
   •  Mcafee: W32/Netsky.p@MM
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.NetSky.q
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_NETSKY.P
   •  F-Secure: Email-Worm.Win32.NetSky.q
   •  Sophos: W32/Netsky-P
   •  Panda: W32/Netsky.P.worm
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Netsky.Q
   •  VirusBuster: I-Worm.Netsky.Q1
   •  Eset: Win32/Netsky.Q worm
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Netsky.P@mm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP


Side effects:
   • Drops a malicious file
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Sergiu Oprea on Monday, August 29, 2005
Description updated by Oliver Auerbach on Tuesday, April 4, 2006

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