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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

FlashJumper.Q

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:FlashJumper.Q
Technical name:W32/FlashJumper.Q.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

Its main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible by making copies of itself in the mapped and removable drives. It adds the message Hacked by and a filename to the Internet Explorer windows title.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95/3.X

First detected on:Oct. 25, 2007
Detection updated on:Oct. 25, 2007
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

FlashJumper.Q is a worm whose main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible by making copies of itself in the mapped and removable drives.

Additionally, it creates an AUTORUN.INF file in all the system drives where it has been copied, in order to be run whenever any of them is accessed.

Visible Symptoms 

    

FlashJumper.Q is easy to recognize, as it adds the message Hacked by and a filename to the Internet Explorer window title. The filename belongs to the name of the file with which the worm is copied.

The following is an example: