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Doomjuice.A

 
Threat LevelHigh threatDamageHighDistributionModerately widespread
Common name:Doomjuice.A
Technical name:W32/Doomjuice.A.worm
Threat level:High
Alias:Mydoom.C
Type:Worm
Effects:  It spreads via Internet, using the backdoor created by the worms Mydoom.A and Mydoom.B on the computers affected by these worms. It launches DDoS attacks against the website www.microsoft.com.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Feb. 9, 2004
Detection updated on:March 16, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Doomjuice.A is a worm that spreads via Internet. It uses the backdoor created by Mydoom.A and Mydoom.B in order to make a copy of itself to the computers affected by these worms.

Doomjuice.A launches DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks against the website www.microsoft.com.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Doomjuice.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not show any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.