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Its main objective is to spread via peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs and email. It reaches the computer in a file which has the icon of an email message.
|First detected on:||Jan. 23, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Feb. 27, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
P2PShared.AB is a worm whose main objective is to spread and affect as many computers as possible.
The means it uses to spread are the peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing programs and email messages.
P2PShared.AB is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file which has the icon of an email message:
- When it spreads via email, it sends a message like the following, which contains a Hallmark e-card which seems to be sent from a friend: