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|Effects: ||It modifies the AutoSignature in Outlook. It creates shortcuts to several web pages in the Favorites menu and adds buttons to the Internet Explorer.|
|First detected on:||Oct. 23, 2003|
|Detection updated on:||June 22, 2009|
Fortnight.F is a worm that changes the settings of the Internet Explorer browser and adds a shortcut to several web pages in the Favorites menu: AOL.com, AOL, MSN.com, MSN, YAHOO.com and YAHOO. In fact, all of these links point to the same web address.
Fortnight.F is easy to recognize once it has reached the computer, as:
- The Internet Explorer browser opens for no apparent reason.
- Several links to web addresses are added to the Favorites menu.
- New buttons appear in the Toolbar in Internet Explorer: