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NETSKY.D WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : W32.Netsky.D@mm

Alias             : W32/Netsky-D, W32/Netsky.D@MM , Netsky.D,   WORM_NETSKY.D 

Virus type    : Internet Worm

Threat level : High

Virus details :

                     Netsky.D is a modified variant of Netsky.C worm. This mass mailing worm spreads using  e-mail addresses collected from MSG, OFT, SHT, DBX, TBB, ADB, DOC, WAB, ASP, UIN, RTF, VBS, HTML, HTM, PL, PHP, TXT, SHTM, DHTM, CGI and EML files to distribute infected messages. Netsky.D worm arrives as an e-mail attachment. The infected attachment name, message body and subject is randomly chosen by the worm. 

The infected mail subject will be one of the following: 

Re: Your details
Re: Your document
Re: Your letter
Re: Your music
Re: Your picture
Re: Your product
Re: Your software
Re: Your text
Re: Your website 
Re: Approved
Re: Details
Re: Document
Re: Excel file
Re: Hello
Re: Here
Re: Here is the document
Re: Hi
Re: My details
Re: Re: Document
Re: Re: Message
Re: Re: Re: Your document
Re: Re: Thanks!
Re: Thanks!
Re: Word file
Re: Your archive
Re: Your bill

The infected mail message body will be one of the following

Your file is attached.
Please read the attached file.
Please have a look at the attached file.
See the attached file for details.
Here is the file.
Your document is attached. 

The infected mail sample is given below

                     When the worm file is executed, it copies itself to Windows folder as "winlogon.exe". Netsky.D modifies registry run section to load automatically on the next startup. The registry modification is given below.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"ICQ Net"= %WINDOWS%\winlogon.exe -stealth

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

                    Netsky.D worm uses its own SMTP engine to send infected messages. The worm also removes registry entries created by Mydoom.A and Mydoom.B worm. Netsky.D worm is detected on 1st march 2004. 

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated W32.Netsky.D@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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