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Overview

Threat Risk LOW LOW
Destructivity NONE NONE
Payload
Detection files published 05 Nov 2002 03:00:00
Description created 24 Oct 2002 06:26:00
Description updated 11 Nov 2002 02:32:00
Malware type WORM
Alias WORM_FRIENDGRT.A
Spreading mechanism EMAIL
UNKNOWN
Summary None

Friend Greetings

Spreading

When the URL pointed to in the mail is followed, the user is asked to download and install the Friend Greetings application software. During this process, the user is informed via the end user license agreement (EULA) that the software will send e-cards to everyone in the user's address book.

Payload Details

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Analysis

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Removal

We have added detection of this software, but we do not consider it a great threat. The A variant detected using def files from Nov. 6th 2002, later variants detected by def to be released Nov. 11th 2002. For removal, please use the deinstallation program provided with the Friends Greetings software. You will normally find this under "Add/Remove programs" in Control Panel. There are two deinstall entries - the "WinSrv Reg" entry and the "Friends Greetings" entry.


Last Updated: 12 Nov 2015 11:06:14