W32.Spybot.AVEO

Posted: February 25, 2010

W32.Spybot.AVEO Description

W32.Spybot.AVEO is computer worm that exploits various system vulnerabilities to spread. W32.Spybot.AVEO may also propagate via unprotected network shared drives. To run itself, it will alter and create an entry on the Windows registry. W32.Spybot.AVEO can slow down your PC's performance and may even cause the system to crash. Do not give this parasite the leeway to spread and use a reliable anti-malware program to remove it immediately.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %System%\windowsupdate.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\OLE\"Windows Firewall Updater" = "windowsupdate.exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\"MaxConnectionsPer1_0Server" = "50"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\"MaxConnectionsPerServer" = "50"

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