Virus Alert: Descripton of one of virus
- A trojan virus is making the rounds on exe. (executable) files, and it's
making the rounds from similar or familiar email list names. I guess some
people were just born to be devious. So be careful when opening any
executable files. I caugth two this morning with Norton Anti-virus, the
source of the below information. (This is not a commercial plug!)
Detected as: W32.Plage.Worm
Aliases: I-Worm.W95.Plage.Worm, P2000, Plage2000
Infection Length: 102,400 bytes
Detected on: Jan 13, 2000
W32.Plage.Worm is a memory resident worm discovered on Jan 13, 2000. The worm
replies on MAPI32 and propagates by replying to unread email with the
following message body.
I'll try to reply as soon as possible.
Take a look to the attachment and send
me your opinion!
> Get your FREE P2000 now! <The attachment has a file size of 102,400 bytes and will have one of the
following filenames: pics.exe, images.exe, joke.exe, PsPGame.exe,
news_doc.exe, hamster.exe, tamagotxi.exe, searchURL.exe, SETUP.EXE, Card.EXE,
billgt.exe, midsong.exe, s3msong.exe, docs.exe, humor.exe, or fun.exe
When the attachment is executed it will display the following dialog box: