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P2PWorm.Gen

 
Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:P2PWorm.Gen
Technical name:W32/P2PWorm.Gen
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It is a generic detection for future variants of the P2PWorm family.

Affected platforms:

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

Detection updated on:Nov. 7, 2007
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

P2PWorm.Gen is not an specific worm, but a generic detection for future variants of the P2PWorm family. This group of worms has the following common characteristics:

  • Their main aim is to spread to other computers trough peer-to-peer file sharing programs such as KaZaA, eDonkey,etc.

Visible Symptoms 

    

P2PWorm.Gen is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.