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It sends out an e-mail message containing confidential data on the affected computer.
|First detected on:|
|Detection updated on:||June 16, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
|Repair utility:||Panda QuickRemover|
Stator is a worm that only affects computers with the e-mail client TheBat! installed. In addition, Stator affects files with an EXE extension through the companion method.
Stator sends out confidential data on the affected computer via e-mail: passwords, usernames, system information, etc.
Stator reaches computers in an e-mail message with a variable subject and the attached file PHOTO.JPG.PIF.
Stator is very easy to recognize, as it reaches the computer in an attached file named PHOTO.JPG.PIF.
When the attached file is run, the following photograph of a girl is displayed: