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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Okarato

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Okarato
Technical name:Joke/Okarato
Threat level:Low
Type:Joke
Effects:  

It creates more than 2,000 folders in the root directory of the hard drive.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:July 5, 2004
Detection updated on:July 5, 2004
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Okarato is a joke type malware. These harmless programs display fake error messages on screen warning about the execution of destructive actions, fake these actions or change the mouse or screen settings.

To be more precise, when Okarato is run, it creates more than 2,000 folders in the root directory of the hard drive, under the name "gooku X”, where X represents the folder number (1, 2, 3, …2345).

Visible Symptoms 

    

Okarato is easy to recognize, as it displays the following message on screen:

When the user attempts to click on the Exit button in order to leave the application, it starts moving from one side to the other thus being impossible to be clicked on.

When the user clicks on See Porno Pictures (as there is no other possibility) the following image is displayed: