Worm.Benjamin.a Description

Benjamin.a is a worm that propagates via the KazaA file sharing network. Once it is executed, Worm.Benjamin.a will modify your default KazaA shared directory to point to its location. Then Worm.Benjamin.a will copy itself randomly creating names from a list that it carries, based on movie names, album names, and software product names. In addition, Worm.Benjamin.a may also show fake error messages that will warn about “invalid pointer operations”.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
Posted: July 15, 2007 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 9/10
Detection Count: 28
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