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|Effects: ||It deletes the files that grant access to the Windows Registry and the Windows Help files. It can also change the Internet Explorer home page.|
|Detection updated on:||May 14, 2009|
Gaggle is a worm that spreads via e-mail in an attached file called AngelDelMar.HTML.
This is a dangerous worm, as it deletes the files that grant access to the Windows Registry, as well as the Windows Help files. It also infects every file with an HTM extension it finds in the affected computer.
Furthermore, depending on the system date, Gaggle displays a text on the screen or changes the Home Page of Internet Explorer.
A clear indication that you have received Gaggle is an e-mail message with an attachment called AngelDelMar.HTML.
Furthermore, if the day value plus the month value equals 30, Gaggle displays the following message on the screen:
For more information, consult the section Means of transmission.