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Olorin

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Olorin
Technical name:W32Olorin
Threat level:Low
Alias:
Type:Virus
Effects:   It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
Affected platforms:

MS-DOS

Detection updated on:Nov. 14, 2001
StatisticsNo
Family:W32 GROUP

Brief Description 

    

W32/Olorin has been designed to spread itself via IRC. The file that contains the worm contains the SCR extension, which can lead users to believe it is a screensaver.

Visible Symptoms 

    

When the file that contains the worm is executed, the following message is displayed on the screen:



This message attempts to trick users into believing that the file that contains the worm is a screensaver.