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Virus:Worm/Mytob.KU
Date discovered:16/10/2005
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:44.032 Bytes
MD5 checksum:681c76891f755ce893930C5afb670840
VDF version:6.32.00.89

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


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Fanbot.j
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_FANBOT.C
   •  Sophos: W32/Fanbot-H
   •  Grisoft: I-Worm/Mytob.M
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Fanbot.J@mm


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


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Disable security applications
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification
   • Makes use of software vulnerability
   • Steals information


Right after execution the following information is displayed:

Description inserted by Irina Boldea on Tuesday, January 17, 2006
Description updated by Irina Boldea on Friday, January 20, 2006

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