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WORM/GNUTELLAMAN - A P2P NETWORK WORM DETECTED

Virus Name  : Worm.Gnutellaman

Alias             : Gnutella Mandragore, GnutellaMandragore, Mandragore, Gspot Trojan, W32.Gnuman.worm W32/GnutellaMan W32.Gspot.worm.

Virus type    : Internet worm

Threat level : Low

Virus details :

                     Worm/Gnutellaman is a network worm uses Gnutella peer-to-peer file sharing network to spread. The worm is a Win32 application with 8KB in size. Worm/Gnutella spreads using Gnutella network only. So there is not that much threat like e-mail worms.

                     When the worm file is executed the first time it will attempt to install itself as a service on a Windows NT/2000 machine or it will try to install itself in the "Startup" folder on a Windows 9X/ME machine.

                     Then the worm watches the Gnutella network and replies to every query posted.  For example, if you do a search consisting of "Love" the worm will return to your computer a result that matches your query exactly except that it is an executable file of [ Love.exe ] 8kBs.  If the user executed this file it will infect the local pc.

                     This worm is also known as Gnutella Mandragore, GnutellaMandragore, Mandragore, Gspot Trojan, W32.Gnuman.worm W32/GnutellaMan W32.Gspot.worm.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Gnutellaman Worm 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?

                   If you are already infected with this worm, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Solo antivirus can detect and remove Gnutellaman worm safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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