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Funlove.4096

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Funlove.4096
Technical name:W32/FunLove.4096
Threat level:Medium
Alias:W32/Funlove, Win32.FLC
Type:Virus
Effects:  It deletes files and allows other users to have full access to the infected computer.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:
Detection updated on:May 23, 2006
StatisticsNo
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Family:FUNLOVE

Brief Description 

    

Funlove.4096 is a worm that mainly spreads through networks. It is easy to identify, as the following text is displayed on screen ~Fun Loving Criminals~ and then the computer is restarted.

The danger of Funlove.4096 lies in the following:

  • It deletes files in all the hard drives in the affected computer and in the disk drives it shares with other computers in the network.
  • It allows any other user to have unrestricted access to the information and utilities in all the computers in the infected network. This only happens in Windows NT 4.0 computers.

Visible Symptoms 

    

The text ~Fun Loving Criminals~ displayed on screen indicates that Funlove.4096 has infected the computer.

When Funlove.4096 has displayed this text, it restarts the computer.