SPREADING IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Yaha.K@mm
Alias : I-Worm.Lentin.I, W32/Yaha-M,
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
a mass mailing worm uses e-mail addresses stored
in Windows Address book and also collects
addresses from .ht* files to distribute infected
messages. It also spreads through MSN messenger
list, ICQ list and Yahoo pager list.
arrives as an e-mail attachment with random
message subject and message body. The SMTP server used to
send the emails is chosen either from the
registry or from the list inside the
If the infected e-mail
attachment is executed, it copies itself to Windows system
folder with multiples file names as given below. The worm
copies with hidden attribute.
that it modifies the registry to load
automatically whenever an "EXE" file is
executed. The registry key modified will be
It also modifies
registry run section to load automatically on the next machine
When active in memory it
will disable antivirus programs. If
you have deleted the worm file before fixing the
registry entries your applications will NOT work. In
that case you can fix the registry entries using YahaRegFix
tool. Instead of deleting the worm
file manually, you can use Solo trial version to
remove Yaha.K worm safely.
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated W32.Yaha.K@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
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your system from all virus threats.
If you are
already infected with Yaha.K worm, it will not allow Solo
scheduler to download update. If the Solo scanner is not
loading, we request you to uninstall the older version. Then
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remove the worm.
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