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It spreads and affects other computers.
It changes the security settings of Internet Explorer.
, via mapped drives, through shared network resources.
|First detected on:||Jan. 8, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 8, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
VaoDay.A. is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It reduces the security level of the computer:
it changes the security settings of Internet Explorer, decreasing its security level.
VaoDay.A. 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.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.
- Computer networks (shared resources): it creates copies of itself in shared network resources to which it has access.