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Autoruns itself using the Windows scheduled tasks. It connects to an URL direction to notify that has infected the affected computer. Modifies several files to execute itself in a Vitual Machine.
|First detected on:||Aug. 10, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 10, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
ZLFake.A is a virus that execute itself every hour of every day using the scheduled tasks of Windows.
ZLFake.A also connects to an URL every time is executed to notify that has infected the computer.
However, it does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer. The means of transmission used include, among others, floppy disks, CD-ROMs, email messages with attached files, Internet downloads, FTP, IRC channels, peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing networks, etc.
ZLFake.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.