Nyxem.D

Classification

Malware

Virus

W32

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 move the file to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or remove it.

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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

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