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Virus Encyclopedia

Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.

Buzus.AL

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Buzus.AL
Technical name:W32/Buzus.AL.worm
Threat level:Medium
Type:Worm
Effects:  

It obtains the passwords stored in the Internet temporary files and sends them to its author. It spreads via MSN Messneger, IRC channels and removable drives.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:July 6, 2008
Detection updated on:July 6, 2008
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Buzus.AL is a worm that captures the passwords stored in the Internet temporary files and sends them to its author.

Buzus.AL uses the following means to spread:

  • MSN Messenger
  • IRC channels.
  • removable drives.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Buzus.AL is easy to recognize, as when it is run, it displays the following message: