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It spreads and affects other computers.
It affects the productivity of the computer, the network to which it’s connected or other remote sites.
It uses anti-monitoring techniques in order to prevent it being detected by antivirus companies.
, via email.
|First detected on:||July 22, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||July 22, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Nuwar.DP is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
causes system slowdowns.
- In the local network:
it generates a large amount of network activity and consumes bandwidth.
It uses several methods in order to avoid detection by antivirus companies:
- It terminates its own execution if it detects that it is being executed in a virtual machine environment, such as VMWare or VirtualPC.
Nuwar.DP 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.
- Email: sending emails that include a copy of itself as an attachment. The computer is infected when the attachment is run.