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Braban.F

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

Its main objective is to spread via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger, in order to affect as many computers as possible.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:May 31, 2007
Detection updated on:May 31, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Braban.F is a worm whose main objective is to spread via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger, in order to affect as many computers as possible.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Braban.F is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger in an instant message, written in Portuguese, like the following:
SO PRA VC VE COMO EU LEMBRO DE VC MANDEI UNA MSG PRA VC VE AI WWW.MENSAGVOCE.POP3.RU