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NetSky.X - New variant spreading in wild


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#1 harrywaldron

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Posted 20 April 2004 - 09:17 AM

NetSky.X - New variant spreading in wild
http://www.symantec.com/avcenter/venc/data...etsky.x@mm.html
http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_104475.htm
http://www.f-secure.com/v-descs/netsky_x.shtml
http://www.trendmicro.com/vinfo/virusencyc...e=WORM_NETSKY.Y
http://www.sophos.com/virusinfo/analyses/w32netskyy.html

TrendLabs HQ received several samples of this NETSKY variant from Germany, Poland and France, which is spreading via email using its own SMTP engine.


Sophos has received several reports of this worm from the wild.



F-Secure: NetSky.X worm was discovered on April 20th, 2004. This variant is extremely close to the latest NetSky variants. It shares up to approximately 86% of the code and features in common with NetSky.U. It features messages in different languages like German, Portuguese and Italian among others.



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