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Threat LevelHigh threat
DistributionNot widespread


The main objective of Brontok.A is to spread and affect other computers.


Means of transmission 

Brontok.A 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.

Further Details  

Brontok.A has the following additional characteristics:

  • It is written in the programming language Visual Basic.
  • It is 40085 bytes in size.
  • It is compressed with MEW,MEW_Bundle,PE-Modif.