Alert level: Severe
Worm:Win32/Brontok.A@mm is a member ofWin32/Brontok- a family of mass-mailing email worms. The worm spreads by sending a copy of itself as an email attachment to email addresses that it gathers from files on the infected computer. It can also copy itself to USB and pen drives.Win32/Brontokcan disable antivirus and security software, immediately terminate certain applications, and cause Windows to restart when certain applications run. The worm may also conduct denial of service (DoS) attacks against certain websites.
Artikelnummer: 4027758 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 28.07.2017 – Revision: 1