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Cult.B

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Cult.B
Technical name:W32/Cult.B
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  It spreads via e-mail and KaZaA, a peer-to-peer file sharing program.
Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:April 2, 2003
Detection updated on:March 16, 2005
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Cult.B is a worm that does not have any destructive effects, which spreads rapidly via e-mail and KaZaA, a peer-to-peer file sharing program.

When that Cult.B spreads via e-mail it is easy to recognize, as the message carrying the worm always has the following subject: Hi, I sent you an eCard from BlueMountain.com.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Cult.B is easy to recognize, as it reaches computers in an e-mail message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject:
    Hi, I sent you an eCard from BlueMountain.com
  • Message:
    To view your eCard, open the attachment

    If you have any comments or questions, please visit
    http://www.bluemountain.com/customer/index.pd

    Thanks for using BlueMountain.com