Turns off anti virus applications
Allows others to access the computer
Uses its own emailing engine
Downloads code from the internet
Affected Operating Systems
Please follow the instructions for removing worms.
If you are running Sophos Anti-Virus for Windows, version 6.0, you should follow our instructions for removing worms.
If you use any of our other products for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 and Windows 95/98/Me you will also need to edit the following registry entries, if they are present. Please read the warning about editing the registry.
At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit' and press Return. The registry editor opens.
Before you edit the registry, you should make a backup. On the 'Registry' menu, click 'Export Registry File'. In the 'Export range' panel, click 'All', then save your registry as Backup.
Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entries:
and remove any reference to any file you deleted.
Close the registry editor.
Replace the Hosts file from a backup or edit it in Notepad to remove the changes that the worm has made.
For all other platforms, please follow our instructions for removing worms.