Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
The main objective of Storm.worm is to spread and affect other computers.
Means of transmission
Storm.worm does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs the attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
Storm.worm has the following additional characteristics:
- It is 1000 bytes in size.