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Worm:Win32/Nimda
Aliases: Net-Worm.Win32.Nimda (Kaspersky) , I-Worm/Nimda.CC (AVG) , Win32/Nimda.worm.8279 (AhnLab)
Description: Win32/Nimda is a family of worms that targets computers running certain versions of Microsoft Windows. The worm exploits the Windows vulnerability described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS01-020 in order to spread by infecting Web-content documents and attaching itself to e-mails. The worm also...
Published Date: Apr 11, 2011
Alert level: Severe

Trojan:JS/Nimda.A
Aliases: Net-Worm.Win32.Nimda (Kaspersky) , HTML/Nimda (AhnLab) , JS_NIMDA.A (Trend Micro)
Description: Trojan:JS/Nimda.A is a trojan that attempts to open the malicious file “readme.eml” in the current folder. The file “readme.eml” is a malformed multipart MIME formatted message file dropped by Worm:Win32/Nimda, and it contains an encoded copy of Worm:Win32/Nimda. Trojan:JS/Nimda.A takes advantage...
Published Date: Apr 11, 2011
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Klez.H@mm
Description: Win32/Klez.H@mm is a mass-mailing e-mail worm that also copies itself to local, mapped, and network shares. Win32/Klez.H@mm attempts to terminate processes associated with antivirus and security software. When sending copies of itself via e-mail, the worm may also attach randomly selected legitimate...
Published Date: Jan 18, 2007
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!B
Description: Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!B is a generic detection for a worm that infects other computers across a network by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server service (SVCHOST.EXE). If the vulnerability is successfully exploited, it could allow remote code execution when file sharing is enabled. It...
Published Date: May 26, 2010
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Klez.E@mm
Description: Win32/Klez.E@mm is a mass-mailing e-mail worm that also copies itself to local, mapped, and network shares. Win32/Klez.E@mm attempts to terminate processes associated with antivirus and security software. When sending copies of itself via e-mail, the worm may also attach randomly selected legitimate...
Published Date: Jan 18, 2007
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!E
Description: Worm:Win32/Conficker.gen!E is a generic detection for a worm that infects computers across a network by exploiting a vulnerability in the Windows Server service (SVCHOST.EXE). If the vulnerability is successfully exploited, it could allow remote code execution when file sharing is enabled. It...
Published Date: Aug 05, 2013
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Conficker.B
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. This worm makes changes to you PC and can disable important system services and security products, like antimalware or antivirus software. It spreads by infecting PCs on your network, removable drives (like USB flash drives), and weak...
Published Date: Apr 14, 2014
Alert level: Severe

Worm:Win32/Conficker.C
Description: Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. This worm spreads by infecting computers on your network, removable drives (such as USB flash drives), and weak passwords. It disables important system services and security products, such as antimalware or antivirus software.
Published Date: Oct 07, 2013
Alert level: Severe



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