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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

JokR.A

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:JokR.A
Technical name:VBS/JokR.A
Threat level:Medium
Type:Virus
Effects:  

It modifies the window title of the websites opened with Internet Explorer. It spreads through the system drives, both mapped and removable.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Sept. 25, 2009
Detection updated on:Oct. 5, 2009
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

JokR.A is a worm which modifies the window title of the websites opened with Internet Explorer. In order to do so, it adds a text after the text displayed by the website the user is visiting.

JokR.A spreads through the system drives, both mapped and removable, by making copies of itself in them.

Visible Symptoms 

    

JokR.A is easy to recognize, as it modifies the Internet Explorer window titles by adding the text Hacked By Yassine [Th3_jOkEr] ...:::... Fuck You ...:::.... In the following image, you can see that after the text displayed with the website accessed by the user, there is a text added by JokR.A: