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|Effects: ||Under certain circumstances, it displays a window on screen.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Olorin is a worm programmed to spread via IRC in a file that seems to be a screen saver, whose extension is always SRC.
However, when this file is run, Olorin makes the necessary modifications to send itself out to other users via chat. It also displays a message on screen.
It is not easy to know if Olorin has reached your computer, as the only indication is a file with an SRC extension attached to an e-mail message.
When the user saves the file to a directory, it can be noticed that its icon contains the image of a mouse.
When the file is run, the following window is displayed on screen:
If the user clicks on OK, Olorin carries out the necessary actions to send itself out to other users via IRC.