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Verona

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Verona
Technical name:W32/Verona.A
Threat level:Low
Alias:I-Worm-Blebla.A, Troj/Blebla.A, W32/BleBla@mm, W32/BleBla.A-mm
Type:Worm
Effects:  It has no destructive effects. It displays a text on the Windows Taskbar and a window on the Windows Desktop.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:April 23, 2002
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Repair utility:Panda QuickRemover
Country of origin:POLAND

Brief Description 

    

Verona is a worm that arrives in an e-mail message including the following attachments: MYROMEO.EXE and MYJULIET.CHM.

It is easy to get infected with this worm, as it activates automatically upon viewing the e-mail through Outlook's Preview pane.

Verona is considered not a dangerous virus, as its only objective is to spread to other computers, without causing any damage.

Verona spreads extremely rapidly, by sending itself out to all the contacts found in the Address Book.

Visible Symptoms 

    

The main indication that you have received Verona is an e-mail message with the files MYROMEO.EXE and MYJULIET.CHM.

In order to obtain more information about the characteristics of the e-mail message, consult the Means of transmission section.

After activating, Verona shows the following visible symptoms:

  • It displays the text Romeo&Juliet in the Windows Taskbar.

  • This task is also represented by a small-sized window:

  • Expanding the window above displays the following: