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It attempts to send an image of a snowy owl to the local network printers. It spreads through shared resources and mapped drives.
|First detected on:||May 15, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||May 15, 2006|
Hoots.A is a worm with no destructive effects. It just sends an image of a snowy owl to the local network printers.
Hoots.A spreads through shared resources and mapped drives of the local network.
Hoots.A is easy to recognize once it has affected the computer, as it sends the following image to the local network printers: