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Renova.B

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Renova.B
Technical name:W32/Renova.B.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:Email-Worm.Win32.Levona.b
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It prevents users from running several security tools and system configuration options, and it modifies the Internet Start Page. It spreads via email and through the P2P program KaZaA.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Dec. 10, 2006
Detection updated on:Dec. 10, 2006
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Renova.B is a worm that prevents users from running programs and files that belong to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.

Additionally, it disables several system tools such as the Windows Registry Editor and several options such as the command Find of the Startup menu, and it modifies the Internet Start Page.

Renova.B spreads via email and through the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing program KaZaA.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Renova.B is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:

  • When it is run, it opens a website with the following contents:



  • When it spreads via email, the message which it attaches to has the following text:
    Sorry, Saya lupa nih :)
    This means "I have forgotten it" in Indonesian.