WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD
Virus Name : W32.Goner.A@mm
Alias : I-Worm.Goner,
Virus type : Internet
level : Medium
W32.Goner.A@mm is an
Internet worm uses Microsoft Outlook, ICQ and
mIRC to spread. The worm is 38,912 bytes long and
written in Visual Basic. It needs
"MSVBVM60.dll" to spread otherwise it
will show dll missing error. The e-mail
attachment name will be "Gone.scr". The
worm is also packed with UPX compressor.
While opening the e-mail
attachment, the worm will copy
"Gone.scr" to Windows System folder.
Then it changes the registry settings so that Gone.scr
is automatically executed when the system is
restarted. When executed it will display an about
box and fake message box.
It opens the Microsoft
Outlook Address book and sends email to all the
email Ids stored. The message subject will be
"Hi", the message body
will be "How are you ?
When I saw this screen saver, I immediately
thought about you I am in a harry, I promise you
will love it!"
Goner is also spreads
through ICQ Instant Messenger if ICQ software is
installed in the infected machine. It also drops
scripts to flood few mIRC channels. It also looks
for anti-virus programs if found, it deletes the
How can I protect my
Solo has incorporated W32.Goner.A@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.
to remove this worm?
you are already infected with this worm, you can
remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus
software. Solo antivirus can detect and
remove W32.Goner.A@mm safely. Use the
following link to Download 30 day trial
version of Solo antivirus
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.
purchase Solo antivirus using the link