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|Effects: ||It deletes files and folders. It changes the computer name.|
|First detected on:|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 2, 2003|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Maldal.G is a worm thatreaches computers in a file called DEFAULT.EXE attached to an e-mail message whose characteristics may vary on every infection.
Maldal.G is a dangerous worm as it causes the following effects: it modifies the name of the affected computer and deletes files and folders.
A clear indication that you have received Maldal.G is a message with the following characteristics:
- Subject: It varies on every infection, since the worm chooses it randomly from a list. For further information on the possible subjects consult the Means of transmission section.
- Message: it does not contain any text inside the e-mail message.
- Attached file: