Threat Description

Worm:W32/Korgo

Details

Aliases: Worm:W32/Korgo, Worm:W32/Korgo
Category: Malware
Type: Worm
Platform: W32

Summary


A standalone malicious program which uses computer or network resources to make complete copies of itself.



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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Technical Details


Worm:W32/Korgo (aka Padobot) is a family of network worms written by the Russian Hangup Team virus group. It spreads throughout the Internet using a vulnerability in Microsoft Windows LSASS.

A description of the vulnerability can be found in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-011.






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