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VIRUS ALERTS - August 20, 2007

by Marianna Schmudlach / August 19, 2007 3:29 PM PDT

W32/Spelit-A

Type Worm

Side effects Allows others to access the computer
Sends itself to email addresses found on the infected computer
Downloads code from the internet
Reduces system security
Installs itself in the Registry

W32/Spelit-A is a mass-mailing worm and IRC backdoor Trojan for the Windows platform

Protection available since 20 August 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32spelita.html

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Troj/Proxy-HY
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 19, 2007 3:31 PM PDT
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W32/IRCBot-XK
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 19, 2007 3:32 PM PDT

Type Worm

Side effects Allows others to access the computer
Installs itself in the Registry

Aliases Backdoor.Win32.IRCBot.acp

W32/IRCBot-XK is an IRC backdoor and network worm for the Windows platform

Protection available since 20 August 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32ircbotxk.html

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W32/Sdbot-DHD
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 19, 2007 3:34 PM PDT
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W32/Vetor-C
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:33 AM PDT

Type Virus

Side effects Downloads code from the internet

W32/Vetor-C is a virus for the Windows platform.

W32/Vetor-C may connect to IRC networks in an attempt to spread itself over the internet

Protection available since 20 August 2007

http://www.sophos.com/security/analyses/w32vetorc.html

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Spy-Agent.bw
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:51 AM PDT

First Report: 2007-08-20

Description:
A recent variant was found to be stealing data from recruitment websites when the user is infected. This variant can be proactively detected proactively as New Win32.g2 using the following scanners with heuristics enabled: GroupShield, Secure Interne...

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_141745.htm

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W32/Ritacin.worm
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:53 AM PDT
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TROJ_LZDROPPER.A
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:55 AM PDT
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Spyware.MSNSpyMonitor
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:57 AM PDT
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Downloader-BDY
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 12:59 AM PDT

First Report: 2007-08-20

Description:
Detection was added to cover protection against a spammed downloader trojan misleadingly called "avast_firewall.exe" , having a filesize of 225.280 bytes.

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_142981.htm

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W32/Xiaoho!htm
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 1:01 AM PDT

First Report: 2007-08-20

Description:
W32/Xiaoho.worm infects web-based files with the extensions .HTM; .HTML; ASP; .ASPX; or .PHP. These infected files (detected as W32/Xiaoho!htm) are modified such that when they're opened and rendered malicious content might be downloaded from remote ...

http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_142982.htm

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W32/Agent-GAT
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 8:07 AM PDT
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Troj/PrnDial-B
by Marianna Schmudlach / August 20, 2007 8:09 AM PDT

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