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Virus:Worm/Lovgate.W.3
Date discovered:21/05/2004
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:118.784 Bytes
MD5 checksum:b622c59dfb06aaa01382a7db6bfb9e75
VDF version:6.25.00.74

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Email
   • Local network
   • Peer to Peer


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Lovgate.R@mm
   •  Mcafee: W32/Lovgate.x@MM
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.LovGate.w
   •  Sophos: W32/Lovgate-V
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Lovgate.X
   •  VirusBuster: I-Worm.Lovgate.AP2
   •  Eset: Win32/Lovgate.Z
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Lovgate.V@mm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • 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
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification
   • Third party control
Description inserted by Irina Boldea on Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Description updated by Irina Boldea on Monday, November 6, 2006

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