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It carries out damaging actions on the affected computer.
It does not spread automatically using its own means.
|First detected on:||Oct. 5, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 20, 2009|
Miaketa.A is a virus that spreads to other computers by copying its code to other files or programs.
Miaketa.A 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.
Miaketa.A uses the following infection strategies:
- Cavity: it infects files without modifying their size or corrupting the data they contain, as it takes advantage of the cavities in these files to insert its code.