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|Effects: ||It does not have any destructive effects. Its main aim is to spread and infect other computers.
|First detected on:||July 8, 2002|
|Detection updated on:||July 8, 2002|
Bacter is a worm that does not have any destructive effects, whose main aim is to infect other computers.
When Bacter has infected a computer, it sends itself out to all the addresses in the Contact List in MSN Messenger.
Bacter is easy to identify because it displays the following installation window:
Then, it runs a puzzle type game.