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PRETTY PARK WORM FREQUENTLY REPORTED

Virus Name  : W32.PrettyPark@mm

Alias             : I-Worm.PrettyPark, W32.PrettyPark-A

Virus type    : Internet worm

Threat level : Low

Virus details :

                     Pretty Park is an Internet worm, uses mass mailing and mIRC clients to spread. There are lot of unpacked variants also reported in the wild.

                     While opening the e-mail attachment, the worm will drop "FILES32.VXD" in the windows system folder. Then it changes the registry settings so that the the "FILES32.VXD" is automatically executed when each file is executed. It checks for worm's presence in memory. If the worm is not loaded in memory, 3D pipes screen saver will be activated and the worm is loaded in memory.

                    Then it will email the virus to all addresses stroed in the windows address book. Windows address book contains the addresses stroed in Outlook express. The email subject will be "C:\CoolProgs\Pretty Park.exe" and the message body will be "Test Pretty Park.exe".

The attachment icon is shown below:

                     It will also try connect to few specific IRC servers. While connected, the virus author can access infected users computer details like Computer name, OS details, ICQ number, email address and dial-up passwords.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated W32.PrettyPark.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.

How to remove this worm?

                   If 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.PrettyPark@mm safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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