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SYSFORMAT PROCESS INFORMATION

Process Name  : sysformat.exe

Process Path : %WINDOWS%\sysformat.exe [ C:\Windows\sysformat.exe ]

Process type    : Internet Worm

Malware Name : W32.Beagle.DL@mm

Alias             : I-Worm.Bagle.FJ, W32/Bagle.DL@MM , Bagle.FJ, W32/BagleDl-BK,  I-Worm/Bagle.Gen, W32/Bagle-QW, Troj/BagleDl-BZ,  Email-Worm.Win32.Bagle.gt

Threat level : Low

Process Details

                     Sysformat.exe is dropped by Beagle.FJ aka Bagle.DL worm. It is a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses collected from the infected system to distribute infected messages. Beagle worm arrives as an e-mail attachment.

The infected mail subject and message body will be one of the following
price
February price

                     When the worm file is executed it copies itself to Windows system folder as "sysformat.exe" in the background. W32.Beagle.DL@mm modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"sysformat"= %SYSTEM%\sysformat.exe

[ By default, %SYSTEM% will be C:\Windows\System in case of Windows 95/98/ME, C:\Winnt\System32 in case of Windows NT/2000 and C:\Windows\System32 in case of Windows XP ]

                    Bagle.DL worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The worm tries to terminate security programs in the infected system. Bagle.DL 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 and imesh. The worm uses following files names from the list

1.exe
2.exe
3.exe
4.exe
5.scr
6.exe
7.exe
8.exe
9.exe
10.exe
Ahead Nero 7.exe
Windown Longhorn Beta Leak.exe
Opera 8 New!.exe
XXX hardcore images.exe
WinAmp 6 New!.exe
WinAmp 5 Pro Keygen Crack Update.exe
Adobe Photoshop 9 full.exe
Matrix 3 Revolution English Subtitles.exe
ACDSee 9.exe

                   This worm is also known as I-Worm.Bagle.FJ, W32/Bagle.DL@MM , Bagle.FJ, W32/BagleDl-BK,  I-Worm/Bagle.Gen, W32/Bagle-QW, Troj/BagleDl-BZ,  Email-Worm.Win32.Bagle.gt.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated detection for sysformat.exe 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 sysformat process, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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