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Unko

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

Small piles of excrements appear on screen, accompanied by flatulent noises.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Sept. 21, 2004
Detection updated on:Sept. 21, 2004
StatisticsNo

Brief Description 

    

Unko 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 Unko is run, small piles of excrements appear on screen, accompanied by flatulent noises.

In order to return to normal work, the user must push the shortcut keys Ctrl + Alt + Del and end the processes belonging to Unko, called caquita.exe and wowexec.exe.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Unko is easy to recognize once it is executed, as small piles of excrements appear on screen, accompanied by flatulent noises: