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Virus Name  : W32.Bropia.Worm

Alias             : IM-Worm.Win32.VB.a, Bropia.A, W32/Bropia-A, WORM_BROPIA.F, Win32.Bropia.a

Virus type    : Network worm

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Bropia is a instant messenger worm spreads using Microsoft's MSN Messenger. This worm also drops a variant of Spybot Worm in the infected system. Bropia Worm will not spread via e-mail.

                     When executed, Bropia worm copies to Windows System folder using different file names. The file name will be winhost.exe, lexplore.exe, or updates.exe. New variants using different files name to infect. Then it modifies the registry RUN section to load automatically.

                     Bropia worm drops spybot worm in the infected system. Spybot worm connects to IRC channel and allows full access to the infected system. Using this backdoor facility, hackers can steal data from the infected systems. Bropia worm is also known as IM-Worm.Win32.VB.a, Bropia.A, W32/Bropia-A, WORM_BROPIA.F, and Win32.Bropia.a.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Bropia worm and its variants in 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.

                   You need to install security patches from to close security hole in your Windows operating system. These steps to help ensure your PC is protected.

How to remove this worm?

                   If you are already infected with this worm, run Solo anti-virus and choose Delete option to remove the worm components. 

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove Bropia worm and its variants safely. 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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