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Its main aim is to spread and affect as many computers as possible. In order to do so, it makes copies of itself with attractive names in the shared folders belonging to several peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs.
|First detected on:||Dec. 9, 2007|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 9, 2007|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Cazdeg.A is a worm whose main aim is to spread and affect as many computers as possible.
Cazdeg.A spreads through peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs, creating copies of itself in the shared directories belonging to several P2P programs, such as Ares, eMule or KaZaA.
Cazdeg.A is difficult to recognize, as it does not display any messages or warnings that indicate it has reached the computer.
However, once it is run and in every startup, the following image is displayed: