VARIANT SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Frethem.K@mm
Alias : I-Worm.Frethem.L,
Virus type : Internet
level : Low
a modified variant of Frethem mass mailing worm.
It uses e-mail addresses stored in Windows
Address book and collects addresses from .dbx, .wab, .mbx, .eml,
and .mdb files to
distribute infected messages.
Re: Your password!
You can access
DO NOT SAVE
password to disk
use your mind
Frethem uses IFRAME
vulnerability to infect. When the user views the e-mail the
embedded code is executed automatically and it
drops the virus. Microsoft released security
patches to close this security hole. If you
haven't installed, you can get a copy at http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/download/critical/Q290108/default.asp
When the infected
attachment is executed, the worm copies itself to
Windows folder as taskbar.exe to
load itself at next startup. The registry
modification is given below.
worm is also known as I-Worm/Frethem.K,
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated
W32.Frethem.K@mm in its signature file to protect
users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus
registered users are already protected from this
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to remove this worm?
If you are already
infected with this worm, download and install
security patches from the link http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/download/critical/Q290108/default.asp according to your
Internet Explorer version. Then run Solo
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