WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Netsky.B@mm
Alias : I-Worm.Moodown.B,
W32/Netsky.b@MM , Netsky.B, W32/Netsky-B,
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
a modified variant of Netsky.A worm. This mass
mailing worm spreads using e-mail addresses
collected from MSG, OFT, SHT, DBX, TBB, ADB, DOC,
WAB, ASP, UIN, RTF, VBS, HTML, HTM, PL, PHP, TXT
and EML files to distribute infected messages. Netsky.b worm arrives as
an e-mail attachment. The infected attachment
name, message body and subject is randomly chosen
by the worm.
infected mail subject will be one of the
something for you
read it immediately
infected mail message body will be one of the
that your account?
something is fool
something is going wrong
you are bad
you try to steal
you feel the same
you earn money
take it easy
here, the cheats
here, the introduction
here, the serials
from the chatter
information about you
something is going wrong!
stuff about you?
here it is
that is bad
i found this document about you
your name is wrong
i hope it is not true!
kill the writer of this document!
something about you!
I have your password!
you are a bad writer
is that from you?
i wait for a reply!
is that your name?
is that true?
read it immediately!
here is the document.
read the details.
what does it mean?
infected mail sample is given below
When the worm file is
executed, it copies itself to Windows folder as
searches C to Z drives and copies itself to
folders containing the string "share"
or "sharing". This string search allows
the worm to spread using file sharing networks
like KaZaA . Then it modifies registry run
section to load automatically on the next
startup. The registry modification is given
"service"= %WINDOWS%\services.exe -serv
By default, %WINDOWS% will be C:\Windows in case
of Windows 95/98/ME/XP, C:\Winnt in case of
Windows NT/2000 ]
Netsky.B worm uses its
own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The
infected attachment may contain a binary file or
ZIP file. The worm also removes registry entries
created by Mydoom.A and Mydoom.B worm. Netsky.B
worm is detected on 18th February 2004.
How can I protect my
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W32.Netsky.B@mm in its signature file to protect
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