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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Lentin.G

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Lentin.G
Technical name:W32/Lentin.G
Threat level:Low
Alias:W32/Yaha.G, W32/Yaha.J
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It ends processes belonging to antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Jan. 4, 2003
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Lentin.G is a worm that reaches computers as a file with double extension attached to an e-mail message.

Lentin.G ends processes belonging to antivirus programs and firewalls, among others. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.

Visible Symptoms 

    

It is difficult to recognize the e-mail message carrying Lentin.G, as it has variable characteristics.

  • Subject: it can be variable, or blank.
  • Message:

    <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>>

    This e-mail is never sent unsolicited. If you need to unsubscribe,

    follow the instructions at the bottom of the message.

    ***********************************************************

    Enjoy this friendship Screen Saver and Check ur friends circle...

    Send this screensaver from www.truefriends.net to everyone you

    consider a FRIEND, even if it means sending it back to the person

    who sent it to you. If it comes back to you, then you'll know you

    have a circle of friends.

    * To remove yourself from this mailing list, point your browser to:

    http://truefriends.net/remove?freescreen saver

    * Enter your email address in the field provided and click "Unsubscribe".

    OR...

    * Reply to this message with the word "REMOVE" in the subject line.

    <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>> <<<>>>

  • Attachments:
    The attached file has a variable name. In addition, it has a double extension, the first of which may be one of the following: PDF, GIF, PPT, JPG or DOC. The second extension will always be SCR.

Otherwise, Lentin.G does not give any clear indication that it has affected the computer.