on 06 May 2006 (2269 views)
Nugache.A copies itself into the Windows system folder called MSTC.EXE, generates Windows registry entries, and opens up several ports for hackers to gain access to the infected computer. Later on it sends a instant message to all your online MSN/Windows Live Messenger contacts asking them to accept a file named ATTACHMENT, BACKUP, DETAILS, DOCUMENTS or FORWARDED.
What ever you do, do not accept any of these files as they are viruses and can harm your computer. The threat maybe low, but the virus can trigger off your computer to download more serious viruses. So if you have the virus on your computer, it may cause little damage or serious damage, depending on your circumstances.
Panda Software virus definition
Did you like this news post? You can get all the latest articles at msgstuff.com in your email inbox each morning by entering your email address below. Your address will only be used for mailing you the articles, and each one will include a link so you can unsubscribe at any time. If you have an RSS reader, I recommend you subscribe to the Full RSS Feed