W32/Brontok-AQ

Category: Viruses and SpywareProtection available since:17 May 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Type: Win32 wormLast Updated:17 May 2006 00:00:00 (GMT)
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Aliases

  • Win32/Pazetus.D
  • Email-Worm.Win32.Brontok.n
  • WORM_RONTKBR.GEN

Characteristics

  • Turns off anti virus applications
  • Modifies data on the computer
  • Deletes files off the computer
  • Uses its own emailing engine
  • Installs itself in the registry
  • Leaves non infected files on computer

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

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