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Virus:Worm/Womble.A
Date discovered:29/08/2006
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:No
File size:79.360 Bytes
VDF version:6.35.01.156
IVDF version:6.35.01.159 - Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Heuristic:HEUR/Crypted.Patched

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Email
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Womble.A@mm
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Womble.a
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_WOMBLE.A
   •  Sophos: W32/Womble-B
   •  VirusBuster: iworm I-Worm.Womble.A
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Womble.A@mm


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


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
   • Third party control




   %text1%:
   -about_windows
   -antispam
   -congratulations
   -firefox_update
   -free_anti_spyware
   -free_antivirus
   -google_info
   -google_tool
   -google_update
   -ie_update
   -java_update
   -inet
   -mail_control
   -mails_list
   -ms_office_update
   -net_update
   -new_picture
   -new_win_patch
   -picture
   -remove_spyware
   -some_info
   -www
   -yahoo_info
   -yahoo_tool
   -your_friends
   
   %text2%:
   -dvd
   -dvd_info
   -free
   -h_core
   -l_this
   -lunch
   -mp3
   -new_mp3
   -new_video
   -photo
   -sh_docs
   -take_it
   -video
   -xxx
Description inserted by Andrei Ivanes on Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Description updated by Andrei Ivanes on Thursday, August 31, 2006

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