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by Marianna Schmudlach / March 24, 2004 12:40 AM PST

Virus Information
Discovery Date: 11/23/2004
Origin: Unknown
Length: 200Kb Approx.
Type: Virus
SubType: P2P Worm
Description Added: 03/24/2004
Description Modified: 03/24/2004 7:48 AM (PT)

When run, it copies itself into the %Windir% folder as taskmgr.com and creates the following registry run keys to load itself at system startup:

Run "taskmgr" = %Windir%\taskmgr.com

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "WinMX" = C:\Program~1\WinMX\WinMX.exe -m

It also drops Library.dat (contains encrypted data) into folder C:\Program Files\WinMX.

More: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_101130.htm

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