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It spreads and affects other computers.
It causes the slowdown of the system, preventing planned tasks from being carried out.
It changes the security settings of Internet Explorer.
, via email.
|First detected on:||March 15, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||March 15, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Locksky.CB is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
causes system slowdowns.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes the security settings of Internet Explorer, decreasing its security level.
Locksky.CB uses the following propagation or distribution methods:
- Exploiting vulnerabilities with the intervention of the user: exploiting vulnerabilities in file formats or applications. To exploit them successfully it needs the intervention of the user: opening files, viewing malicious web pages, reading emails, etc.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.