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It allows to get into the affected computer.
It displays pop-up messages when it runs, distracting users and affecting productivity.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||April 13, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||June 7, 2009|
WUpd.O is a Trojan, which although seemingly inoffensive, can actually carry out attacks and intrusions.
It affects productivity, preventing tasks from being carried out:
- In the affected computer:
it displays pop-up windows.
WUpd.O 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.
WUpd.O is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It creates shortcuts in the Windows Desktop.