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Process Name  : iservc.exe

Process Path : %WINDOWS%\iservc.exe [ C:\Windows\iservc.exe ]

Process type    : Internet Worm

Malware Name : W32.Fizzer@mm

Alias             : I-Worm/Fizzer, WORM_FIZZER.A, W32.HLLW.Fizzer@mm, W32.Fizzer-A

Threat level : Low

Process Details

                     Iservc.exe the main component dropped by Fizzer worm. It is a mass mailing worm spreads through e-mail, Kazza P2P and IRC. It also copies to shared network drives and drops backdoor programs in the infected system. Fizzer uses e-mail addresses collected from Windows address book and Microsoft Outlook to send infected mails.

                     When the infected attachment is executed, the worm copies itself to Windows folder as initbak.dat, iservc.exe. It also drops a backdoor component ProgOp.exe and a keylogger ProgOp.exe.

                     Fizzer worm creates new keys in the registry Run section to load automatically. It also modifies the registry to load whenever a text file is opened.

SystemInit ="%windir%\iservc.exe" 

@="%windir%\ProgOp.exe 0 7 '%windir%notepad.exe %1''%windir%\initbak.dat''iservc.exe'

                     Fizzer worm infects Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me systems. The infected mail subject, message body and attachment name are randomly chosen from the list embedded within the worm.

                     Fizzer worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. It drops backdoor programs in the infected system. Hackers to steal your data can use it. It also attempts to terminate antivirus programs in the infected system.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated iservc.exe in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this worm. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this worm?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove iservc.exe safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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