Threat Description

Net-Worm:​W32/Lovsan.C

Details

Aliases: Net-Worm:​W32/Lovsan.C, Net-Worm:​W32/Lovsan.C
Category: Malware
Type: Net-Worm
Platform: W32

Summary



A type of worm that replicates by sending complete, independent copies of itself over a network .



Removal



Automatic Disinfection

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Eliminating a Local Network Outbreak

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Technical Details



The new C variant of Net-Worm:W32/Lovsan was found on August 13th 2003.

This variant is functional identical to Lovsan.A but it uses the file name "penis32.exe"






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