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It carries out several modifications in the Windows Registry, which prevent the computer from working properly. It disables the function Run of the Start menu, and applications such as the Task Manager. It spreads via removable, shared and mapped drives.
|First detected on:||April 12, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||April 14, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Janpra.A is a worm that carries out several modifications in the Windows Registry, which prevent the user from working with the computer as usual.
These modifications prevent the user from carrying out the following actions, among others:
- Running files in a fast and straight way, as it disables the option Run from the Start menu.
- Viewing the processes that are being run through the Task Manager.
Additionally, it modifies the text that appears as the title of the Internet Explorer windows.
Janpra.A reaches the computer in a file with the icon of Windows Media Player and it spreads via removable, shared and mapped drives.
Janpra.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.