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Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Lentin.K
Technical name:W32/Lentin.K
Threat level:Low

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

Affected platforms:

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

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

Brief Description 


Lentin.K is a worm that ends several processes belonging to antivirus and firewall programs.>

In addition, Lentin.K rapidly spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics.

Visible Symptoms 


Lentin.K is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.