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It terminates processes belonging to antivirus programs and firewalls, among others.
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 8, 2003|
Lentin.M is a worm that ends several processes belonging to antivirus programs and firewalls, among others. This leaves the affected computer vulnerable to the attack of other malware.
Lentin.M spreads via e-mail, in a message with variable characteristics.
There is no clear indication that Lentin.M has reached a computer.
It is also difficult to identify the messages carrying Lentin.M, as their characteristics vary each time. The name of the attached file is selected at random from a list and has an SRC, EXE or COM extension.
For a list of the possible names of the attached file carrying Lentin.M, click here.
In addition, when Lentin.M is executed it displays the following error message: