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It spreads and affects other computers.
, across the Internet.
|First detected on:||Dec. 20, 2006|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 20, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Silly.I is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
Silly.I 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.
- Via Internet, exploiting remote vulnerabilities: attacking random IP addresses, in which it tries to insert a copy of itself by exploiting one or more vulnerabilities.
Silly.I is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It displays false error messages when it is run.