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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Fightrub.A

Threat LevelHigh threatDamageSevereDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Fightrub.A
Technical name:W32/Fightrub.A.worm
Threat level:Medium
Alias:W32/Fightrub@MM
Type:Worm
Effects:  

Without destructive effects. It displays a message on screen and spreads via e-mail and through P2P programs.

Affected platforms:

Windows XP/2000/NT

First detected on:Sept. 19, 2004
Detection updated on:March 16, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Fightrub.A is a worm without destructive effects that spreads via e-mail and through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Fightrub.A is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it displays the following message on screen when it is run: