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Its main objective is to spread through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs. It reaches the computer in a file which an icon and when it is run, a message is displayed on the screen.
|First detected on:||Sept. 22, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 23, 2008|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
P2PShared.M is a worm whose main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible.
The means it uses to spread are the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs. In order to do so, it creates copies of itself in the shared directories belonging to several P2P programs.
P2PShared.M is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file which has the following icon:
- When it is run, the message below is displayed: