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It disables processes belonging to several security tools and prevents users from accessing certain operating system tools, among other actions. It spreads via MSN Messenger.
|First detected on:||June 13, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||June 28, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
BlackAngel.B is a worm that attempts to disable the processes belonging to several security tools, such as antivirus programs and firewalls, among others. It prevents users from accessing certain operating system tools such as the Task Manager and the Registry Editor.
Additionally, Four days after having infected the computer, it prevents the computer from being started, as it deletes all the items from several paths of the Windows Registry.
BlackAngel.B spreads via the instant messaging program MSN Messenger.