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Sixem.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Sixem.A
Technical name:W32/Sixem.A.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:Soccer
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It attempts to download and run Trj/Downloader.JGP from a certain website, and ends certain processes, belonging to several security tools. It spreads via email.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:June 20, 2006
Detection updated on:June 20, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Sixem.A is a worm that attempts to download and run the Trojan detected as Downloader.JGP from a certain website.

This worm ends processes belonging to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.

Sixem.A spreads via email, in a message with variable characteristics that contains an attached file with a double extension.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Sixem.A is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an email message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject: it is variable:
    Crazy soccer fans
    My sister whores, s**t i dont know
    My tricks for you
    Naked World Cup game set
    Please reply me Tomas
    Soccer fans killed five teens
  • Attachments: one of the following:
    EMILY_SELFPHOTO.JPG.EXE
    KELLY_NUDE_IMGS.JPG.EXE
    LINDA_BIGTIT.GIF.EXE
    SOCCER_FANS.JPG.EXE
    SOCCER_NUDIST.BMP.EXE
    SOCCER_PICS.JPG.EXE