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Virus:Worm/Tearec.A
Date discovered:12/10/2006
Type:Worm
In the wild:Yes
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Medium to high
Damage Potential:Medium
Static file:Yes
File size:94.154 Bytes
MD5 checksum:1c237c5af9c4c344eaac451b2ef5459c
VDF version:6.36.00.97
IVDF version:6.36.00.113 - Monday, October 16, 2006

 General Methods of propagation:
   • Email
   • Local network


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Email-Worm.Win32.Nyxem.e
   •  TrendMicro: WORM_NYXEM.AA
   •  F-Secure: Email-Worm.Win32.Nyxem.e
   •  Sophos: W32/Nyxem-H
   •  Panda: W32/Tearec.B.worm
   •  Eset: Win32/Nyxem.NAA worm
   •  Bitdefender: Win32.Nyxem.H@mm


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


Side effects:
   • Disable security applications
   • Uses its own Email engine
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification


Right after execution the following information is displayed:

Description inserted by Alexandru Dinu on Wednesday, November 14, 2007
Description updated by Alexandru Dinu on Friday, November 16, 2007

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