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It attempts to launch Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against the websites www.google.com, www.microsoft.com and www.miniszterelnok.hu.
|First detected on:||Oct. 27, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 27, 2004|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Country of origin:||HUNGARY|
Zafi.C is a worm that attempts to launch Denial of Service (DoS) attacks against the websites www.google.com, www.microsoft.com and www.miniszterelnok.hu, which is the website belonging to the Hungarian Prime Minister.
Zafi.C prevents the user from accessing applications whose name contains any of the following text strings: reged, msconfig and task. Some examples of such applications are the Windows Registry editing tools and the Task Manager.
Zafi.C attempts to end processes that contain the texts strings firewall or virus.
Zafi.C spreads via e-mail, in a message with variable characteristics that can be written in several different languages, and through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
Zafi.C is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.