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Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Opaserv.N
Technical name:W32/Opaserv.N
Threat level:Low
Subtype: Trojan
Effects:  It spreads across shared networked drives.

Affected platforms:

Windows ME/98/95

First detected on:Jan. 14, 2003
Detection updated on:Oct. 25, 2007
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Repair utility:Panda QuickRemover

Brief Description 


Opaserv.N is a worm with no destructive effects whose only purpose is to infect other computers, especially if these are connected to other computers, by exploiting a vulnerability in Windows Me/98/95.

Opaserv.N spreads to other shared network drives and its effects are more annoying than harmful, as its only aim is to spread to other computers.

Visible Symptoms 


Opaserv.N does not give any clear indication that it has reached your computer.