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Virus:Worm/Brontok.E.1
Date discovered:30/12/2005
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:44.507 Bytes
MD5 checksum:9813ddb49dfc6fa115f28e3f48287d3b
VDF version:6.33.00.85

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email
   • Peer to Peer


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.q
   •  VirusBuster: Worm.Brontok.BX
   •  Eset: Win32/Brontok.AX


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification
Description inserted by Irina Boldea on Wednesday, July 19, 2006
Description updated by Irina Boldea on Wednesday, August 2, 2006

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