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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

MSNWorm.BB

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

Its main objective is to spread via MSN Messenger and affect as many computers as possible. Additionally, it sends information about the computer to its author.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Nov. 18, 2007
Detection updated on:Nov. 18, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

MSNWorm.BB is a worm whose main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible. The means it uses to spread is the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.

Additionally, it attempts to connect to a certain website, in order to send information about the computer to its author.

Visible Symptoms 

    

MSNWorm.BB is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger, in one of the following message, which contains a compressed file:

  • In English:
    yo :p you think i can use this on myspace? got a new haircut (a)
    Hey (l) whats up? do me a favor, see if i can use this on myspace :)
    Hey, u wanna see a new picture off me? got a haircut! :) il send you
    See my new pictures =) sec, il send it to you!
  • In Spanish:
    el lol mi hermana quisiera que le enviara este
    lbum de foto
    vengo de fi este foto
    Hey i que hace el
    lbum de foto! Si vea el loL del em
    El tipo, me acepta por favor su solamente
    lbum de foto: (!
  • In French:
    c seulement mes tof de derniers vacances
    tu dois voire les tof de notre bande
    j fais pour toi ce photo album tu dois le voire :)
    je vien de finire ce photo album :D
    ma soeur a voulu que tu regarde ca
    looool tu dois voire mon photo album
  • In German:
    lol meine Schwester w
    nscht mich Ihnen dieses Fotoalbum schicken
    Geck, nehmen bitte sein nur mich Fotoalbum an: (!
    chten mein neues Fotoalbum sehen?
  • In Dutch:
    het voor yah, doend beeldverhaal van mijn leven lol..
    hey mens keurt mijn nieuw fotoalbum goed.. :(
    hey kreeg u een fotoalbum? anyways heres mijn nieuw fotoalbum:) keur k goed?
    Hey be
    indigde enkel nieuw fotoalbum! :) een paar nudes zou kunnen zijn;) lol...
    Hey keurt mijn fotoalbum, nieuwe pics van Nice van goed me en mijn vrienden en materiaal en toen ik jonge lol...
    wanna Hey ziet mijn nieuw fotoalbum?
    HEY lol heb ik een nieuw fotoalbum!: gedaan) Tweede ziek vindt dossier en verzendt u het
    eeeh c mes tof :p