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It spreads and affects other computers.
It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||Feb. 10, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 11, 2010|
Voter.F is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it displays pop-up windows; causes system slowdowns.
Voter.F uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.
Voter.F is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.