July 15th, 2003, 12:52 PM
been a bit slack.. here is a recent Cat 2 listing from symantec ...
This means low occurance in the wild, but has the potential for greatnes..
BTW: another reason to be aware of the files downloaded on P2P networks..
W32.Lohack.B.Worm is a worm that attempts to spread itself through file-sharing networks. It also attempts to mass mail itself to all the contacts in the Windows Address Book. The email will have a variable subject and attachment name. The attachment will have a .exe or .scr file extension.
The worm uses an internal SMTP client engine. In addition, W32.Lohack.B.Worm is a network-aware worm. It is a Visual Basic application that is compiled to native code and is packed with UPX v1.23.
Infection Length: 47,132 bytes
Systems Affected: Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Me
Systems Not Affected: Microsoft IIS, Macintosh, OS/2, UNIX, Linux
Haven't checked Sophos, McAfee, Panda, KAV, etc for their reports.. or naming..
"Consumer technology now exceeds the average persons ability to comprehend how to use it..give up hope of them being able to understand how it works." - Me http://www.cybercrypt.co.nr