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|Effects: ||It displays two images on the screen.|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 13, 2002|
Maldal.I is a worm that reaches systems in a file attached to an e-mail message with variable subjects and characteristics, but always with a PIF extension.
Maldal.I does not have a destructive payload, as its main aim is to spread and infect other systems. Once it is activated, it displays three images on the screen.
A clear indication that you have received Maldal.I is a message with the following characteristics:
It varies on every infection. For further information, please consult the Means of transmission section.
- Message: it does not contain any text inside the e-mail message.
- Attached file:
It varies on every infection, but always has PIF extension.
Once activated, Maldal.I displays an image which includes a message related to the worm.
If the user clicks Exit, the worm carries out its infection process. After some time, it displays another message indicating that the process is over.