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It spreads and affects other computers.
, via email, via IRC.
|First detected on:||March 1, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||March 1, 2008|
Zapchast.DU is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
Zapchast.DU 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.
- IRC: It sends a copy of itself to all users connected to the channel to which the infected user is connected.