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Enemany.A

 
Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Enemany.A
Technical name:W32/Enemany.A
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Subtype: Trojan
Effects:  It creates files and displays a message on screen.

Detection updated on:May 31, 2002
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Enemany.A is a worm that is programmed to spread via e-mail through Outlook. However, due to a programming error in its code, the messages that it sends do not include any attached files. For this reason, it does not carry out its infection.

The subject of the message carrying this worm is always The New Xerox Update for our WinX.

Visible Symptoms 

    

A clear indication that Enemany.A has reached your computer is an e-mail message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject: The New Xerox Update for our WinXP
  • Message: Microsoft WinXP User, here are the last Update from Xerox Security System, please install this file and going to www.microsoft.com and finish this Update too.
  • Attachments:
    Due to an internal programming error, this worm does not include any attached files.

Enemany.A is programmed to display the following message when the file carrying the worm is run. However, this does not happen, as an error in the worm's code prevents it from attaching a file to the e-mail messages it uses to spread: