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UPDATE.EXE PROCESS INFORMATION

Process Name  : Update.exe

Process Path : %SYSTEM%\update.exe [ C:\Windows\System32\update.exe ]

Process type    : Internet Worm

Malware Name : W32.Blackmal.E@mm

Alias             : I-Worm/VB.bi, WORM_GREW.A, BlackWorm, Nyxem, W32/Nyxem-D, W32/Tearec.A.worm, Email-Worm.Win32.Nyxem.e, Win32/Mywife.E@mm, WORM_NYXEM.E

Threat level : Low

Process Details :

                     Update.exe is dropped by Blackmal.E aka VB.BI worm. It is a mass mailing worm, uses e-mail addresses collected from the infected system to distribute infected messages. It attempts spread through network shares. Blackmal worm arrives as an e-mail attachment.

The infected mail subject will be the following, or blank

*Hot Movie*
A Great Video
Arab sex DSC-00465.jpg
eBook.pdf
Fuckin Kama Sutra pics
Fw:
Fw: DSC-00465.jpg
Fw: Funny :)
Fw: Picturs
Fw: Real show
Fw: SeX.mpg
Fw: Sexy
Fwd: Crazy illegal Sex!
Fwd: image.jpg
Fwd: Photo
give me a kiss
Hello
Miss Lebanon 2006
My photos
Part 1 of 6 Video clipe
Re:
Re: Sex Video
School girl fantasies gone bad
The Best Videoclip Ever
the file
Word file
You Must View This Videoclip!

Message text will be one of the following or images that cannot be displayed

???????????????????????????? ????????????? ??????
???????????
>> forwarded message
forwarded message attached.
Fuckin Kama Sutra pics
hello,
Helloi attached the details.
Hot XXX Yahoo Groups
how are you?
i just any one see my photos.
i send the details.
i send the file.
It's Free :)
Note: forwarded message attached. You Must View This Videoclip!
Please see the file.
Re: Sex Video
ready to be FUCKED ;)
Thank you
The Best Videoclip Ever
the file i send the details
VIDEOS! FREE! (US$ 0,00)
What?

The infected mail sample is given below

                     When the worm file is executed it copies itself as one of the following

%Windows%\Rundll16.exe
%System%\scanregw.exe
%System%\Winzip.exe
%System%\Update.exe
%System%\WINZIP_TMP.EXE
%System%\SAMPLE.ZIP
%System%\New WinZip File.exe
movies.exe
Zipped Files.exe

                     W32.Blackmal.E@mm modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
ScanRegistry = scanregw.exe /scan

[ 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 ]

                    Blackmal worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The worm tries to terminate security programs in the infected system. It also spreads through network shares by searching the network for ADMIN$ and C$ shares, where it drops a copy of itself using the file name WINZIP_TMP.EXE.

                   Blackmal is set to activate February 3 and the third of every month thereafter. It contains a destructive payload and will corrupt and overwrite files with extension .doc , .pdf , .xls, among others.

                   This worm is also known as I-Worm/VB.bi, WORM_GREW.A, Email-Worm.Win32.VB.bi, W32/Nyxem-D, Kama Sutra, W32/Tearec.A.worm, Email-Worm.Win32.Nyxem.e, Win32/Mywife.E@mm, WORM_NYXEM.E, Blackworm, Nyxem and MyWife. Blackmal.E worm discovered on 17th January 2006.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated update.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 update.exe 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.

                   Solo anti-virus not only scans for all viruses, it contains a unique System Integrity Checker to protect you from New Internet Worms, Backdoors and malicious VB, Java Scripts. It also effectively removes all existing Internet Worms, File viruses, malicious VB, Java scripts, Trojans, Backdoors, boot sector, partition table and macro viruses.

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