Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Black Angel Worm - New MSN Virus Variant

PandaLabs reports about the new BlackAngel.B worm variant.

It's a worm that spreads via Microsoft MSN Messenger, and has been detected today, 6/13/2006. Its main features are:

- File name: fantasma.avi.exe.
- Icon: uses the same icon that Windows Media Player.
- Size: 385,024 bytes.
- Programmed with Visual Basic.

It sends one of the following messages to all Messenger contacts:

"jaja look a that http://<>/fantasma.zip"
"mira este video http://<>/fantasma.zip jaja"

PandaLabs has already detected some incidences caused by BlackAngel.B and warns about the danger of this worm.

Apart from sending copies, it stops security programs and deletes certain files from the operating system.

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