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Bride

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bride
Technical name:W32/Bride
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  It removes every icon from the desktop temporarily.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Feb. 20, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Repair utility:Panda QuickRemover

Brief Description 

    

Bride is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with the following attached file: README.EXE. This message includes references to the operating system installed on the affected computer.

Once Bride has infected the computer, it removes every icon from the desktop temporarily.

Bride takes advantage of the Exploit/iFrame vulnerability that allows files attached to e-mail messages to be automatically run.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Once Bride has infected the computer, it removes every icon from the Windows desktop temporarily.