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Virus:Worm/Zimuse.A
Date discovered:25/01/2010
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Low to medium
Damage Potential:Medium to high
Static file:No
IVDF version:7.10.03.65 - Monday, January 25, 2010

 General Method of propagation:
• Autorun feature


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Zimuse
   •  Kaspersky: Virus.Win32.Mseus.a
   •  F-Secure: Dropped:Worm.Zimus.A
   •  Sophos: W32/Mseus-A
   •  VirusBuster: Worm.Mseus.A
   •  Eset: Win32/Zimuse.B
   •  Bitdefender: Worm.Zimuse.A


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


Side effects:
   • Drops malicious files
   • Registry modification


Right after execution it runs a windows application which will display the following window:

Description inserted by Thomas Wegele on Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Description updated by Thomas Wegele on Tuesday, January 26, 2010

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