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Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Opaserv.F
Technical name:W32/Opaserv.F
Threat level:Low
Effects:  It spreads across shared networked drives and downloads updates of itself.

Affected platforms:

Windows ME/98/95

First detected on:Oct. 23, 2002
Detection updated on:Oct. 29, 2007
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Repair utility:Panda QuickRemover

Brief Description 


Opaserv.F is a worm that spreads through shared network drives and exploits a vulnerability in Windows Me/98/95. Its main action consists of connecting to the  page in order to download updates.