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|It spreads and affects other computers. It captures certain information entered or saved by the user, with the corresponding threat to privacy. It causes the loss of information stored on the computer, either specific files or data in general. It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites. It carries out actions that decrease the security level of the computer. It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|Detection updated on:
|Sept. 24, 2003
Storm.worm is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
Storm.worm prevents access from programs to websites of several companies related with security tools (antivirus programs, firewalls, etc.).
Storm.worm redirects attempts to access web pages of certain banks to spoofed pages, with the aim of logging information entered by the user in these pages.
Storm.worm redirects attempts to access several web pages to a specific IP address.
Storm.worm uses the following propagation or distribution methods: