W32/Nyxem-D

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:16 Jan 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 executable file virus Last Updated:16 Jul 2014 13:00:52 (GMT)
Prevalence: No Reports

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Aliases

  • Email-Worm.Win32.VB.bi
  • CME-24
  • WORM_GREW.A
  • W32.Blackmal.E@mm
  • W32/Tearec.A.worm
  • Email-Worm.Win32.Nyxem.e
  • W32/MyWife.d@MM
  • Win32/Mywife.E@mm
  • WORM_NYXEM.E

Characteristics

  • Turns off anti virus applications
  • Deletes files off the computer
  • Uses its own emailing engine
  • Downloads code from the internet
  • Reduces system security
  • Installs itself in the registry

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

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