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Virus:Worm/Brontok.N.1
Date discovered:25/03/2006
Type:Worm
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:43.520 Bytes
MD5 checksum:077fc28e71343d70bf08958b641be113
VDF version:6.34.00.97 - Saturday, March 25, 2006
IVDF version:6.34.00.97 - Saturday, March 25, 2006

 General Method of propagation:
   • Email


Aliases:
   •  Symantec: W32.Rontokbro.U@mm
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.n
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_RONTOKBR.AT
   •  Sophos: W32/Brontok-AE
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Brontok.AF@mm


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003


Side effects:
   • Blocks access to certain websites
   • Blocks access to security websites
   • Disable security applications
   • Downloads files
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification


Right after execution the following information is displayed:


Description inserted by Adriana Popa on Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Description updated by Andrei Gherman on Wednesday, July 26, 2006

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