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Bride.B

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Bride.B
Technical name:W32/Bride.B
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  It ends most active tasks on the system and removes every icon from the desktop temporarily.  

Affected platforms:

Windows ME/98/95

Detection updated on:Nov. 19, 2002
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Bride.B is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message with the following attached file: README.EXE.

Once Bride.B has infected the computer, it ends most active tasks on the system and removes every icon from the desktop temporarily.

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

Visible Symptoms 

    

Once Bride.B is run, it displays an image with a couple and the text: 10 Ways to attract a man.

When the worm has infected the computer, it removes every icon from the desktop.