Discussion in 'malware problems & news' started by Marianna, Feb 18, 2004.

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  1. Marianna

    Marianna Spyware Fighter

    Apr 23, 2002
    B.C. Canada
    Discovered on: February 16, 2004
    Last Updated on: February 18, 2004 04:59:14 PM

    W32.Kifer.B is a Trojan Horse that uses Visual Basic (VB) scripts to attempt to mail itself to the addresses it finds in the Windows® Address Book. It also spreads through file-sharing programs, such as Kazaa®, BearShare®, and LimeWire®.

    The email will have the following characteristics:
    Subject: Symantec Security Alert
    Message Body:
    Recently the worm W32.Superman@MM was found it has reportedly spread to over seven million systems in 24 hours. Luckily Symantec leading brand in security software have a cure for this fast spreading deadly worm(SEE ATTACHMENT). Please share this software with other users as this worm is expected to hit around 80% of users online in the next seven days. More information at WWW.SYMANTEC.COM
    Attachment: Symantec_Support.exe

    Type: Trojan Horse

    Read more: http://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data/w32.kifer.b.html
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