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GONER WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : W32.Goner.A@mm

Alias             : I-Worm.Goner, W32/Goner-A, WORM_GONER.A,

Virus type    : Internet worm

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     W32.Goner.A@mm is an Internet worm uses Microsoft Outlook, ICQ and mIRC to spread. The worm is 38,912 bytes long and written in Visual Basic. It needs "MSVBVM60.dll" to spread otherwise it will show dll missing error. The e-mail attachment name will be "Gone.scr". The worm is also packed with UPX compressor.

                     While opening the e-mail attachment, the worm will copy "Gone.scr" to Windows System folder. Then it changes the registry settings so that Gone.scr is automatically executed when the system is restarted. When executed it will display an about box and fake message box.

                     It opens the Microsoft Outlook Address book and sends email to all the email Ids stored. The message subject will be "Hi", the message body will be "How are you ?
When I saw this screen saver, I immediately thought about you I am in a harry, I promise you will love it!
"

                     Goner is also spreads through ICQ Instant Messenger if ICQ software is installed in the infected machine. It also drops scripts to flood few mIRC channels. It also looks for anti-virus programs if found, it deletes the entire folder.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated W32.Goner.A@mm in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this worm. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this worm?

                   If you are already infected with this worm, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Solo antivirus can detect and remove W32.Goner.A@mm safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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