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 action

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

More scanning & removal options

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Eliminating a Local Network Outbreak

If the infection is in a local network, please follow the instructions on this webpage:



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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