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ShellScrap.Worm

PeligrosidadPeligrosidad mediaDañoDañinoPropagaciónPoco extendido
Nombre común:ShellScrap.Worm
Nombre técnico:VBS/ShellScrap.Worm
Peligrosidad:Baja
Alias:LifeStages,, VBS/Life_Stages, VBS.Stages.Worm, VBS/Stages.A-mm
Tipo:Gusano
Efectos:  

It deletes the Windows Registry editor.

Plataformas que infecta:

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

Fecha de detección:18/05/2006
Detección actualizada:16/06/2009
EstadísticasNo
Utilidad de reparación:Panda QuickRemover

Descripción Breve 

    

ShellScrap.Worm is a worm that uses several means of transmission, so it is very esay to get affected by it:

  • E-mail message with an attached file called LIFE_STAGES.TXT.SHS.
  • Automatically sending the file LIFE_STAGES.TXT.SHS via chat channels.
  • Affected files that can be accessed from a computer network.

ShellScrap.Worm is considered dangerous because when the user runs the affected file, the worm modifies the Windows Registry and even deletes the editor REGEDIT.EXE.

Síntomas Visibles

    

ShellScrap.Worm is easy to recognize when it spreads via e-mail, as it reaches the computer in a message with the following characteristics:

  • Subject: one of the following:
    Fw: Life Stages text.
    Fw: Funny text.
    Fw: Jokes text.
    Life Stages text.
    Funny text.
    Jokes text.
    Fw: Life Stages
    Fw: Funny
    Fw: Jokes
    Life Stages
    Funny Jokes.
  • Message:
    The male and female stages of life
    Bye.
  • Attachments:
    LIFE_STAGES.TXT.SHS