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BEAGLE.AV WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : W32.Beagle.AV@mm

Alias             : I-Worm.Bagle.au, W32/Bagle.BB@MM , Bagle.AT, W32/Bagle-AU,  WORM_BAGLE.AT, I-Worm/Bagle.Gen

Virus type    : Internet Worm

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Beagle.AV 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 will be
Re:
Re: Hello
Re: Hi
Re: Thank you!
Re: Thanks :)

Message text
:)
:))

Attachments
Price
Joke
[ The file extension will be COM, CPL, EXE or SCR ]

                     When the worm file is executed it copies itself to Windows system folder as "wingo.exe" in the background. It also drops wingo.exeopen, wingo.exeopenopen, wingo.exeopenopenopen, wingo.exeopenopenopenopen.

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

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"wingo"= %SYSTEM%\wingo.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.AV worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The worm tries to terminate security programs in the infected system. Bagle.AV contains backdoor abilities and it opens TCP port 81. It allows hackers to upload files in the infected computer.

                    Bagle.AV 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

Microsoft Office 2003 Crack, Working!.exe
Microsoft Windows XP, WinXP Crack, working Keygen.exe
Microsoft Office XP working Crack, Keygen.exe
Porno, sex, oral, anal cool, awesome!!.exe
Porno Screensaver.scr
Serials.txt.exe
KAV 5.0
Kaspersky Antivirus 5.0
Porno pics arhive, xxx.exe
Windows Sourcecode update.doc.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.au, W32/Bagle.BB@MM , Bagle.AT, W32/Bagle-AU,  WORM_BAGLE.AT, I-Worm/Bagle.Gen. Balge.av discovered on 29th October 2004.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated W32.Beagle.AV@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 registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

How to remove this Worm?

                   If you are already infected with this Worm, 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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