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It disables several functions such as the Task Manager or the Windows Registry Editor and hides the extensions of the files, among other actions. It spreads via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||June 17, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Trixcu.A is a worm that disables the following functions, among others:
- Find of the Start menu.
- Folder options of the Start menu.
- the Task Manager.
- the Windows Registry Editor.
Additionally, it hides the extensions of the files, and the files and subfolders that have the attribute hidden, in order to go unnoticed.
Trixcu.A spreads via mapped drives. In order to do so, it checks if the infected computer is connected to a network. And if so, it makes an inventory of all mapped drives and creates a copy of itself in each of them.
Trixcu.A is easy to recognize, as when it is run, it displays the following error message:>