Posted: April 18, 2007
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 9/10
Infected PCs 96

Worm.Vispat.A Description

Worm.Vispat.A is a worm called a mass mailing. Once inside your machine, Worm.Vispat.A will search for email addresses on your machine for malicious purposes. Worm.Vispat.A will propagate itself as an email attachment. Worm.Vispat.A will also modify your Internet Explorer Home page and will make your computer less secure by adjusting Internet Explorer security settings. Worm.Vispat.A will also create a malicious folder on your desktop. If you press on it, Worm.Vispat.A will redirect you to a rogue website called google-hard.com. Additionally, Worm.Vispat.A may put rogue icons on your desktop which once pressed will import unwanted malware on your PC.

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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.

The following files were created in the system:

Plugin-GoogleHard[1].exe, Login[1].exe, mpeg-video03.exe File name: Plugin-GoogleHard[1].exe, Login[1].exe, mpeg-video03.exe
Size: 68.59 KB (68592 bytes)
MD5: 17739b2b0020944ad15d3396f06dbf3a
Detection count: 30
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Cookiesgoogle-hardvispateresaFile name without pathVM18.lnk

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
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