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XP virus ,IT ARRIVES IN A USB FLASH DRIVE. need to identify

Good day to all. I have a virus type program that arrived in a usb flash drive and infected all my home network of win xp machines.

on boot it gives a long story in russian type letters on the wall paper.
Stays visible for a few minutes and disappears.

On shut down , a small window opens the words "usb toy" are at the left and to the right " in memory of ""russian type words"

stays present for 1 minute, any attempt to kill it will cancel the shut down and re start the one minute timer.

Any ideas as to how to identify it are welcome. Norton anti virus did not identify this.

Thaks for the help.
Guy

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Scan

Try to scan your XP system using online scanner by Trend Micro:
http://housecall.trendmicro.com
See if it can identify the virus.

Unplug the USB Flash Drive.

If you can install another security tool, try to install AVG Anti-Spyware (free from Grisoft), http://free.grisoft.com
Update then run a scan.

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Does this look familiar?

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http://www.kku.ac.th/spyware/virus01.html

Can you locate a process named systemnt.exe and another named mslogon.exe?

The cure is there too (in case you have trouble reading it, it suggests downloading Security Task Manager from http://www.kku.ac.th/data/services/software/taskmanager16.exe (if you want to learn more about it -and you should- go here http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/index.html ). This download is not absolutely necessary as you can also use TaskManager

Here is a link to another forum where a slightly different version of the USB Toy is handled - http://forums.techguy.org/security/519455-usb-toy-2-0-a.html - you will notice that both the systemnt.exe and mslogon.exe are shown and neither are Windows files.

It appears to have originated in Thailand and here are several more links that might be helpful:
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22usb+toy%22+with+%22systemnt.exe+%22+&btnG=Search
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PS - this link might help to as it is in English...

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Thank you for the help, We have it identified.

In reply to: XP virus ,IT ARRIVES IN A USB FLASH DRIVE. need to identify

We thank you all for the quick help.

The virus is W32.Bustoy . First repoted in Aug. 2006 by Symantec.

We have a variant as the name changed in the boot.ini of the flash drive. As soon as We zap it out of the system, we will post the details.
Thank you again.

Guy

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