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Cult.C

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Cult.C
Technical name:W32/Cult.C
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Subtype: Trojan
Effects:  It opens an IRC port, leaving the computer vulnerable to external attacks.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:April 7, 2003
Detection updated on:April 10, 2003
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Cult.C is a worm that spreads via e-mail in a message that is easy to recognize, as it always includes an attached file called: BLUEMOUNTAINECARD.PIF.

Cult.C also acts as a Trojan, as it opens an IRC port, which could allow a hacker to gain remote access to the resources of the affected computer.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Cult.C 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:

    Hi , I sent you an eCard from Blue-Mountain.com 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
    .

  • Attachments:
    BLUEMOUNTAINECARD.PIF