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Nuwar.OL

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Nuwar.OL
Technical name:W32/Nuwar.OL.worm
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Email-Worm.Win32.Zhelatin.ta,
Type:Worm
Effects:  

Its main objective is to spread via email in a message whose subject is related to love and which contains a link to a malicious website. It uses rootkit techniques in order to make its detection more difficult.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Jan. 16, 2008
Detection updated on:Jan. 23, 2008
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Nuwar.OL is a worm whose main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible.

The means it uses to spread is the email. In order to do so, it sends a message whose subject is related to love and which contains a link to a malicious website.

Additionally, it uses rootkit techniques in order to make its detection more difficult.

Visible Symptoms 

    

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

  • Subject: related with love:
    A Dream is a Wish
    A Is For Attitude
    A Kiss So Gentle
    A Rose
    A Rose for My Love
    A Toast My Love
    A Token of My Love
    Come Dance with Me
    Come Relax with Me
    Dream of You
    Eternal Love
    For You….My Love
    Heavenly Love
    Hugging My Pillow
    I Dream of you
    I Love Thee
    I Love You Because
    I Love You Soo Much
    I Would Dream
    If Loving You
    Inside My Heart
    Love Is…
    Love Remains
    Magic Power Of Love
    Memories of You
    Miracle of Love
    My Love
    Our Journey
    Our Love is Free
    Our Love is Strong
    Our Love Nest
    Our Love Will Last
    Pages from My Heart
    Path We Share
    Sending You All My Love
    Sending You My Love
    Sent with Love
    Special Romance
    Surrounded by Love
    The Dance of Love
    The Miracle of Love
    The Mood for Love
    The Moon & Stars
    The Time for Love
    When I’m With You
    Why I Love You
    Words in my Heart
    You’re in my Soul
    You’re my Dream
    You’re the One
    You… In My Dreams
  • Message:
    The message contains a link to a website. If the link is followed, a malicious website is opened: