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It infects PE (Portable Executable) files, and downloads and runs other malware. It spreads across networks and through the distribution of previously infected files.>
|First detected on:||June 8, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 13, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Detnat.A is a virus that infects PE (Portable Executable) files. Additionally, it downloads and runs other malware.
Detnat.A uses a complex infection method, based on a polymorphic encryption routine.
It spreads across networks, infecting PE files that are in the network shared resources to which it gains access to, and through the distribution of previously infected files.
Detnat.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.