Home Malware Programs Viruses I-Worm.Cholera


Posted: March 28, 2006

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 5/10
Infected PCs: 5
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: October 18, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

The Cholera worm spreads in the Internet by e-mail. It comes in messages with infected attachments. When a user executes an attachment, the worm starts its processes and infects any Windows operating computer found in your PC. Then it looks for available shared resources in a local network and tries to infect them. It also scans files of several types for e-mail addresses and sends its copies there using remote mail server.


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

malware.exe rpcsrv.exe File name: malware.exe rpcsrv.exe
Size: 49.18 KB (49187 bytes)
MD5: cf685ed504393e025db0a1434748064e
Detection count: 82
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: October 18, 2021
malware.exe File name: malware.exe
Size: 43.02 KB (43026 bytes)
MD5: 20f42daca5ff5e379023711b5c40b3ec
Detection count: 72
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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