W32/Nackbot-B

Category: Viruses and Spyware
Type: Win32 worm
Prevalence: Small Number of Reports

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Aliases

  • Backdoor.IRCBot.gen

Affected Operating Systems

Windows

Recovery Instructions:

Please follow the instructions for removing worms.

Check your administrator passwords and review network security.

Renaming the registry editor

  • Using Windows explorer, browse to the Windows folder (usually C:\Windows or C:\Winnt) right-click Regedit.exe and make a copy of it.
  • Rename the copy of Regedit.exe to Regedit.com.
  • At the taskbar, click Start|Run. Type 'Regedit.com' and press Return. The registry editor opens.

Editing the registry

In Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 you will also need to edit the following registry entry. The removal of this entry is optional in Windows 95/98/Me. Please read the warning about editing the registry.

Locate the HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE entry:

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\MP Tcloakss

and delete it if it exists.

Close the registry editor.

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