New Virus Out: Warning!!

United States
January 31, 2007 5:50am CST
Discovered: January 19, 2007 Updated: January 26, 2007 11:02:54 PM PST Also Known As: CME-711 [Common Malware Enumeration], TROJ_SMALL.EDW [Trend Micro], Small.DAM [F-Secure], Downloader-BAI [McAfee], Troj/Dorf-Fam [Sophos] Type: Trojan Horse Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Trojan.Peacomm is a Trojan horse that drops a driver program file to download additional security threats. Trojan.Peacomm reportedly arrives as an attachment to a spammed email with the following characteristics: Subject Line Says One of the following below: A killer at 11, he's free at 21 and kill again! U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice has kicked German Chancellor Angela Merkel British Muslims Genocide Naked teens attack home director. 230 dead as storm batters Europe. Re: Your text Radical Muslim drinking enemies's blood. Chinese missile shot down Russian satellite Chinese missile shot down Russian aircraft Chinese missile shot down USA aircraft Chinese missile shot down USA satellite Russian missile shot down USA aircraft Russian missile shot down USA satellite Russian missile shot down Chinese aircraft Russian missile shot down Chinese satellite Saddam Hussein safe and sound! Saddam Hussein alive! Venezuelan leader: "Let's the War beginning". Fidel Castro dead. Attachment: One of the following: FullVideo.exe Full Story.exe Video.exe Read More.exe FullClip.exe GreetingPostcard.exe MoreHere.exe FlashPostcard.exe GreetingCard.exe ClickHere.exe ReadMore.exe FlashPostcard.exe FullNews.exe If you see any of the above subjects in your email discard and do not open your email http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2007-011917-1403-99
2 responses
@SignMe (1031)
• India
31 Jan 07
Thank you for alerting us. Have you got attacked by this virus. Well thanks for all the details. "Prevention is better than cure", thats what people say. SO, will careful for not inviting this virus :)
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• United States
31 Jan 07
I had and had to reboot my computer from original start..so watch out for strange subject line emails:)+
@babystar1 (4236)
• United States
31 Jan 07
Thanks very much for that information.I will be careful to watch for this.