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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Lineage.KFS.worm

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Lineage.KFS.worm
Technical name:W32/Lineage.KFS.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:   It spreads and affects other computers. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Nov. 30, 2008
Detection updated on:April 27, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Lineage.KFS.worm is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.

 

Lineage.KFS.worm 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.