WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Bandtrans.A@mm
Alias : I-Worm.Badtrans,
Virus type : Internet
level : Low
is an encrypted worm spreads via MAPI function of
Microsoft Outlook and it also drops
Trojan.PSW.Hooker.b in the victims PC. The virus
author can steal username and password details
using the password stealer.
W32.Bandtrans.A@mm arrives as an e-mail
attachment, when the infected e-mail attachment
is executed, it will display the following
message box and copies itself to the file
INETD.EXE in the windows folder.
The worm also decrypts
and drops KERN32.EXE and HKSDLL.DLL in the
Windows system folder. It adds
"RUN=INETD.EXE" entry in WIN.INI file
to load on the next startup. The password stealer
is activated on next startup by adding the
following key in the registry
On the next startup, it
attempts to mail all unread messages in the
Microsoft Outlook folders. The worm attachment
name will be one of the following.
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated
W32.Bandtrans.A@mm 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.
to remove this worm?
can check the system manually. W32.Bandtrans.A@mm worm
creates the file "INETD.EXE"
in the Windows folder and "KERN32.EXE",
"HKSDLL.DLL" in the Windows system
folder. The presence of these files ensures you
are infected with this worm.
you are already infected with this worm, you can
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