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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
MS-DOS; Windows ME/98/95/3.X
|First detected on:||Dec. 20, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 20, 2005|
Defon.8576 is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Defon.8576 does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an 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.