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BotVoice.A

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:BotVoice.A
Technical name:Trj/BotVoice.A
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Win32\Hira.A,
Type:Trojan
Effects:  

It prevents users from working with the computer properly, as it does not allow the files with certain extensions from being run: BAT, COM, EXE and MP3 files, among others. It disables the Task Manager and the Windows Registry Editor. It does not spread automatically by its own means.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:June 28, 2007
Detection updated on:June 28, 2007
StatisticsNo
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

BotVoice.A is a Trojan that prevents users from working with the computer properly, as it does not allow the files with certain extensions from being run: BAT, COM, EXE and MP3 files, among others.

Additionally, it disables the Task Manager and the Windows Registry Editor.

BotVoice.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

BotVoice.A is easy to recognize, as once it is run, the following message is heard repeatedly:

You have been infected I repeat You have been infected and your system files has been deleted. Sorry. Have a Nice Day and bye bye

If you want to listen to the message that BotVoice.A is continuously repeating, click here.

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