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It modifies several items, such as the Start Page and the address bar title of Internet Explorer. It spreads via the instant messaging program Yahoo Messenger in a message with a link to a website that contains a exploit.
|First detected on:||Sept. 17, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 27, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Sohanat.A is a worm that modifies several items, such as the Internet Explorer Start page and the Internet Explorer address bar title, the website that the user views when Yahoo Messenger is accessed, etc.
Sohanat.A spreads via the instant messaging program Yahoo Messenger in a message that contains a link. If this link is followed, the user accesses a website containing a exploit.
Sohanat.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.