Last Updated on Thursday, 06 September 2012 12:04 Thursday, 25 August 2011 11:07
Files and folders found - view
Files in Temp folder
(Full path for the short folder names)
It communicates with a remote SMTP server and sends out email.
It is a Mass-mailer that sends out email to the email addresses harvested from the local computer.
It stops services - "Error Reporting Service", "Security Center"
There may be more files created by this virus program. You can find them out. First locate and note down the "date of creation" of any of the files mentioned above, and after that, search the hard disk for other files created on that date or onward. See image
Necessary steps required to remove this virus program
- To start the services that are stopped by the virus
- To remove processes created by the virus program from the Task Manager
- To search and delete files created by the virus program from the hard disk. Enable to view "hidden files and folders" before you search. Otherwise files created by the virus program inside the hidden folders will not be found
- To remove obsolete registry keys using CCleaner
Detailed instructions and free Tools
Preventive steps to avoid virus programs
Reprinted with permission from Threatexpert.com
Vocabulary of the technical terms used in this article
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