WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Netsky.K@mm
Alias : W32/Netsky-J,
, Netsky.J, WORM_NETSKY.J
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
a modified variant of Netsky.D 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, SHTM, DHTM, CGI and EML
files to distribute infected messages.
Netsky.K worm arrives as an
e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name, message body
and subject is randomly chosen
by the worm.
mail subject will be one of the following:
Re: Your details
Re: Your document
Re: Your letter
Re: Your music
Re: Your picture
Re: Your product
Re: Your software
Re: Your text
Re: Your website
Re: Excel file
Re: Here is the document
Re: My details
Re: Re: Document
Re: Re: Message
Re: Re: Re: Your document
Re: Re: Thanks!
Re: Word file
Re: Your archive
Re: Your bill
mail message body will be one of the following
Your file is attached.
Please read the attached file.
Please have a look at the attached file.
See the attached file for details.
Here is the file.
Your document is attached.
the worm file is executed,
it copies itself to Windows folder as "winlogon.exe".
Netsky.K modifies registry run section to load automatically on the
next startup. The registry modification is given below.
"ICQ Net"= %WINDOWS%\winlogon.exe -stealth
[ By default,
%WINDOWS% will be C:\Windows in case of Windows 95/98/ME/XP,
C:\Winnt in case of Windows NT/2000 ]
worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The
worm also removes registry entries created by Mydoom.A and
Mydoom.B worm. Netsky.K worm is detected on 8th march 2004.
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