Threat Description

Email-Worm:​W32/Warezov

Details

Aliases:Email-Worm.Win32.Warezov
Category:Malware
Type:Email-Worm
Platform:W32

Summary



This type of worm is embedded in an e-mail attachment, and spreads using the infected computer's e-mailing networks.



Removal


Automatic action

Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.

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You may wish to refer to the Support Community for further assistance. You also may also refer to General Removal Instructions for a general guide on alternative disinfection actions.



Technical Details



E-mail:W32/Warezov variants are mass-mailing worms that send their worm-code file as e-mail attachments to addresses found on infected computers. The worm attempts to download updated variants from specified website(s) on the Internet.

After the worm's file is run, it shows a message box as a decoy. It installs itself so that it runs when Windows is started.

For more details of the worm's functionalities, see the representative variants listed below:






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