Classification

Category: Malware

Type: Virus

Aliases: Nyxem.D, Nyxem.D

Summary


This variant of the Nyxem worm was found in September 2004. The worm spreads itself via emails. It deletes files of various security applications.

Removal


Automatic action

Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it will either automatically delete, quarantine or rename the detected program or file, or ask you for a desired action.

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Technical Details


The worm drops this file:

  • \windows\system32\About_Blackworm.C.txt

When executed, the worm will run an empty copy of Windows Media Player. Additionally the worm can perform a Denial of Service (DoS) attack against this website: webstats.web.rcn.net