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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Mugly.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Mugly.A
Technical name:W32/Mugly.A.worm
Threat level:Low
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It drops and executes the worm Gaobot.BXG.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:Nov. 30, 2004
Detection updated on:Nov. 30, 2004
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Mugly.A is a worm that drops and executes other worm, detected by Panda Security as W32/Gaobot.BXG.worm.

Mugly.A spreads via e-mail in a message with variable characteristics, which always contains an attached file called ATTACHED.ZIP.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Mugly.A is easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an e-mail message that includes an attached file called ATTACHED.ZIP.

Additionally, Mugly.A displays the following image on screen when it is run: