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SLUTER AKA RANDEX NETWORK WORM SPREADS IN THE WILD

Virus Name  : W32.Sluter.B.Worm

Alias             : W32.Randex.F, W32/Sluter-B, Backdoor.Sdbot.gen

Virus type    : Network worm

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Sluter.b aka Randex is a modified variant of Sluter worm, spreads using network shares.  Sluter worm scans for IP addresses and infects systems with weak password or no password.

                     When executed, Sluter.B copies to Windows System folder as NETD32.EXE [ Example C:\WINNT\SYSTEM32\NETD32.EXE ]. Then it modifies the registry RUN section to load automatically. The registry modification is given below.

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
"Microsoft Network Daemon for Win32" = "netd32.exe"

HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunServices
"Microsoft Network Daemon for Win32" = "netd32.exe"

                     Sluter.B 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.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Sluter.B worm 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, run Solo anti-virus and choose Delete option to remove the worm components. Then reset your admin password with longer one.

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove Sluter.B aka Randex worm safely. Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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