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Virus:Worm/VB.aki.2
Date discovered:02/04/2009
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low to medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:High
Static file:Yes
File size:130.560 Bytes
MD5 checksum:344774e20fe14520c282e8531c47a64c
IVDF version:7.01.03.04 - Thursday, April 2, 2009

 General Method of propagation:
Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Mcafee: W32/Autorun.worm.gen virus
   •  Sophos: W32/Autorun-APK
   •  Panda: W32/VB.AER.worm
   •  Eset: Win32/VB.NQP
   •  Bitdefender: Worm.Generic.47242


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Drops files
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification




   Creates thousands of files in subdirectories until there is no more space on harddisk.
   The size of the files ranges from ~20kB - ~200kB.
   Uses random generated names with an extension from the following list:
    sys
    com
    ini
    bin
    inf
    dll
    ocx
    dat
    bas
    cat
    res
    cfg
    mp3
    doc
    txt
    hlp
    ax
    dot
Description inserted by Petre Galan on Monday, November 16, 2009
Description updated by Petre Galan on Monday, November 16, 2009

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