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Xipi.A

Threat LevelModerate threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Xipi.A
Technical name:W32/Xipi.A.worm
Threat level:Low
Alias:Email-Worm.Win32.Xipi.a, W32/Xeff.worm!p2p
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It does not have destructive effects. It only works with Windows 2000 or later. It spreads via email and through P2P programs.

Affected platforms:

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

First detected on:June 15, 2005
Detection updated on:Aug. 1, 2005
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Xipi.A is a worm without destructive effects that only works on computers with Windows 2000 or later.

Xipi.A spreads via email and through several peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Xipi.A is easy to recognize when it spreads via email, as it reaches the computer in a message written in Spanish with the following characteristics:

  • Subject:
    Por favor pulse el boton: [Enviar]
  • Message:
    Los videos se descargan de www.txipinet.com
  • Attachments:
    CLAVES_ACCESO_PARA_VIDEOS_X.ZIP

Note: the website www.txipinet.com is not at all related with this worm.