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It spreads and affects other computers.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user.
, via mapped drives.
|First detected on:||June 1, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||June 1, 2009|
Winko.AK is a worm that spreads by copying itself, without infecting other files.
It uses stealth techniques to avoid being detected by the user:
- It uses techniques included in its code to hide itself while it is active.
Winko.AK 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.
- Computer networks (mapped drives): it creates copies of itself in mapped drives.