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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Dec. 6, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 8, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Wokaon.A is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Wokaon.A 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.
Wokaon.A uses the following infection strategies:
- EPO (Entry Point Obscuring): it infects programs that it allows to work as usual until a given point. Then, the virus takes control of the program and runs its own code.