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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Nurech.A

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

It ends several processes belonging to security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others. It spreads via email in a message with an attached file.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Feb. 3, 2007
Detection updated on:March 12, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Nurech.A is a worm that ends several processes belonging to security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.

Nurech.A spreads via email in a message with an attached file that has an EXE extension.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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

  • Message: it is empty.
  • Attachment: one of the following:
    FLASH POSTCARD.EXE
    GREETING CARD.EXE
    GREETING POSTCARD.EXE
    POSTCARD.EXE