Posted: March 4, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs 33

Worm.Kapucen.A Description

Worm.Kapucen.A is a network aware computer Worm that attempts to replicate across any existing network. Worm.Kapucen.A can request other malicious files from the Internet and download them onto the system. Worm.Kapucen.A also has the ability to send out email messages with a built-in SMTP client engine which can send private emails directly to a recipient mail server for malicious purposes. Worm.Kapucen.A contains definite characteristics of an identified security risk and should be removed immediately.


W32.Ecup [Symantec]W32/Kapucen-D [Sophos]Trojan.Agent.ddoCloaked Malware [Prevx1]Worm.Kapucen.BW32/Puce.I.worm [Panda]Kapucen.BWin32/Kapucen.NAM [NOD32]Worm:Win32/Puce.gen!B [Microsoft]Win32/Puce.F [eTrust-Vet]Worm.Win32.Kapucen.~B [Comodo]Worm.W32.Puce [ClamAV]Win32.Worm.Puce.gen!B.4 [CAT-QuickHeal]Win32/Puce.E [AVG]Win32/IRCBot.worm.variant [AhnLab-V3]
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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

svchost.exe File name: svchost.exe
Size: 106.49 KB (106496 bytes)
MD5: 05aa6a47427205e2e5bed02ab9e01ce5
Detection count: 12
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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