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Virus Encyclopedia

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Eliles.A

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Eliles.A
Technical name:VBS/Eliles.A.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It ends several processes belonging to antivirus programs. It spreads via email to other computers and via SMS to mobile phones.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Aug. 22, 2006
Detection updated on:Aug. 23, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Eliles.A is a worm that ends processes belonging to several antivirus programs.

Aditionally, it hides the drives in My PC and in the Windows Explorer, and it also hides the option Run of the Start menu.

Eliles.A spreads via email to other computers and via text messages or SMS to mobile phones.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Eliles.A is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:

  • When it spreads via email, it reaches computers in a message with the following characteristics:
    Subject:
    Adjunto Curriculum Vitae para posible vacante
    Message:
    Adjunto Currilum Vitae, por estar interesado en algún puesto vacante en su empresa,me encantaria que lo tuviera en cuenta, ya que estoy buscando trabajo por esa zona. Sin más, reciba un cordial Saludo.
    Attached file:
    C.VITAE.ZIP
  • When it spreads via message texts, it reaches the mobile phone in an SMS with the following characteristics:
    Subject:
    Msj Operador: Proteja su movil
    Message:
    Descarguese gratis el Antivirus para Nokias Series 60.
    (6630,6680,7610,7650,N70,N90), totalmente gratuito. http://f1.grp.ya
    r8GMzmLAO7taS5yJIVcWx2F_6NWlo_LBonXVhAfgMBbxzzC4LoS8XSwl_-YO7ZMH01Sw/Antivirus.sis